Scholarship Winners Announced: 

We are proud to congratulate the winners of our 2019 Jacob Campbell Scholarships:

Reagan Hajjar- Senior at Central Cambria High School
Alexis Nibert- Senior at Westmont Hilltop High School

Reagan and Alexis are the inaugural winners of the Jacob Campbell Scholarships. Each will receive a $1000 scholarship and will be honored at their school's academic awards assembly, along with a reception here at Alma Hall.

Congratulations to Reagan and Alexis and thank you to everyone who submitted applications for this year's scholarships.

ABOUT ALMA LODGE #523: Alma Lodge #523 is a lodge of the Independent Order Of Odd Fellows. Established in the United States in 1819, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that focuses on helping those in need, while providing opportunities for fellowship and friendship. Alma Lodge #523 has been part of the Johnstown community since 1856. The lodge is headquartered in Alma Hall, located in downtown Johnstown. Today, the lodge supports the community by providing financial assistance and sponsorships for community organizations and events. New members are always welcome, with benefits that include social events, bus trips, and more. For more information, visit or call the lodge office at 814-536-8341.

ABOUT JACOB CAMPBELL: Jacob Campbell was a born in 1821. Though raised in Pennsylvania, Campbell traveled across the United States, before settling in Johnstown. He began his military career in 1861, eventually being brevetted a Brigadier-General. After a successful military career, Campbell served four terms as a Congressman in the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district. Campbell was a charter member and the first Noble Grand of Alma Lodge #523 and also served as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.

Scholarship Application and Rules Packet

Scholarship Application and Rules (PDF)

2019 Jacob Campbell Scholarship Winners Reagan Hajjar and Alexis Nibert with the members of the Scholarship Committee

2019 Jacob Campbell Scholarship

Alma Lodge #523

​Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Johnstown, Pennsylvania