Sunday, May 29, 2011

Exeter-Milligan Graduate Receives Scholarship

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Awarded

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic 
year, was presented to Kelsey Moore, a senior at Exeter-Milligan High 
School. The scholarship was presented at the Exeter-Milligan Arts and 
Academics Honors Program by Noreen Songster.

Kelsey is the daughter of Brent and Lori Moore and was recommended for 
this scholarship by Chapter AM.  Moore has been accepted and will 
attend UN-L where she plans to study biomedical engineering beginning 
this fall.

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship based on 
excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community 
service, academics, and potential for future success.  The program is 
open to young women who are citizens or legal permanent residents of 
the United States or Canada and who are graduating high school seniors 
at the time of application.  A student must be recommended by a P.E.O. 

The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded January 21, 1869, at Iowa Wesleyan 
College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is an international philanthropic and 
educational organization which promotes increased educational 
opportunities for women.  There are approximately 6,000 local chapters 
in the United States and Canada with more than 350,000 initiated 
members.  The P.E.O. Sisterhood has given nearly $190 million in 
financial assistance to more than 80,000 women.  The P.E.O. Sisterhood 
also owns Cottey College, a two-year liberal arts college in Nevada, 

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