FORT MILL – Three Knights from Knights of Columbus Council 10819 from Simpsonville, achieved their fourth degree on June 13. They are Billy Rodgers, Jim Schuler and Richard Espindola. They were part of the 42 fourth degree candidates from the Diocese of Charleston.
To achieve the final degree, a Knight must progress through the guiding principles of charity, unity and fraternity. The fourth degree principle is patriotism.
They were sponsored by Ron Searl, Jim Alford and Jim Bentz. The ceremonies were chaired by Mike Mika, state master Knight.