Definitions: (1) furnished with knowledge or principles; instructed; trained; (2) having a cultivated mind, speech, or manner; disciplined


What greater or better gift than to educate our youth.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 bc) Roman Philosopher

What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step toward something better.

— Wendell Phillips (1811-1884) American Abolitionist

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing their [own] education

  • John W. Gardner (1912-2006) United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (Johnson Administration)

I don’t expect you … to believe anything. It was my obligation to show you the truth, even if it doesn’t mean anything to you. The curse of the educator.

— Warren Burton Murphy (1933-2015) & Molly Cochran (1949 – ) Grandmaster

Color: green

Symbol: the cap and gown