District Deputy Grand Master receives two awards at 157th Annual Communication Right Worshipful Brother Dale Fritz, District Deputy Grand Master from the 12th District, received two great honors this past weekend at the 157th Annual Communication. Brother Fritz was awarded the very prestigious Grand Masters Award as a tribute for his work with his Lodge, Community and Masonic Fraternity with distinction and devotion over and above the ordinary. This award is the highest that a Kansas Mason may be honored with and demonstrates the respect, admiration and appreciation of fellow national, state and local lodge members. More specifically Brother Dale has been involved with the KS Chips program since its inception in 2009 by M:. W:. Sterling Hornbuckle, PGM. His active promotion and participation has seen this program become what it is today and started it on the path towards becoming a budgeted Grand Lodge Program. R:.W:. Brother Fritz was also honored with this award for his great works as a District Deputy Grand Master, his work with the South East Kansas Masonic Unity Group and many other activities. Fritz was also honored for his placement on a working committee for Masonichip International. Fritz was responsible for finding a more reliable DNA swab for Child ID kits at a very affordable price that will soon be used in DNA kits all across the nation. His continuing efforts on this great project have put the Grand Lodge of Kansas on the map as a leading group within the Chips program.