Each year Mina Masonic Lodge No. 1456 presents a total of 5 scholarships to deserving seniors from Bastrop High School, Cedar Creek High School and to the Colorado River Collegiate Academy (CRCA). 

The Lamar Awards are separate from the scholarships. These are given to a a male and female student from Bastrop and Cedar Creek High Schools and one award to CRCA.  A teacher from each of these schools and a teacher from one of the six elementary schools is also awarded yearly.