P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Award To LHS Scholar Veronica Lee
The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2017-18 academic year was presented to Miss Veronica Lee, a senior at Lakewood High School.
Veronica is the daughter of Matt and Karen Lee and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter J of Cleveland, Ohio. Miss Lee has been accepted to The New College of Florida where she has plans to study Art History beginning this fall.
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, acamedic 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. chapter.
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 opportunities for women. There are nearly 6,000 chapters in the United States and Canada with almost 250,000 initiated members. The P.E.O. Sisterhood has provided over $304 million in financial assistance to more than 102,000 recipients. The P.E.O. Sisterhood also owns Cottey College, a fully accredited, private liberal arts and sciences college for women with two-year and selected four-year programs, located in Nevada, Missouri.
For additional information on the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, please contact Regina S. Westlake at Regina0606@yahoo.com or visit peointernational.org.
P.E.O. Chapter J
Regina S. Westlake, 1st VP