You won’t find another organization for young men between the ages of 12 and 21 years that offers character building, leadership training, and life skill development more than DeMolay!
Anson first became involved with DeMolay in high school, starting during his sophomore year. Arapahoe chapter quickly became a second home, BBQ nights at with the chapter sweetheart, many trips lengthened by u-turns, and countless pancakes were among the many crazy adventures that greeted him. Soon he began taking more and more responsibilities within the chapter, gradually learning lessons in event planning, communication, conflict management, and even brotherly love. By his year and a half mark Anson had been elected as Master Councilor. During his term Arapahoe chapter represented Colorado DeMolay at the 2012 Frank Marshal ritual Tournament.
As PMC Anson has continued to keep the lessons of DeMolay active in his life. Since graduating high school, he has taken to the life of a theatre technician, working audio for the Denver Center For Performing Arts. While the specific duties of the job differ from the expectations of leadership in DeMolay, the lessons have translated; Leadership through effective communication, the simple concepts of event planning, and even understanding how to connect with a group of people are all skills that Anson use every day to help be more powerful in his job. Any good learning environment is one that allows those learning to get out of it what they need, DeMolay is just that, as evident in it's influence on young man that Anson has become.