P.E.O. International will award the 2015-2016 STAR scholarship to exceptional high school senior women. The scholarship of $2,500 was established in 2009 and each year over 250 are awarded nationally. Last year, seven recipients were from Illinois.
To be eligible a woman must exhibit excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities and community service. The senior student must have a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution.
Applications for the STAR scholarship may be picked up in the guidance office at Pana High School or by contacting Sue Ade, 539-4336. Application deadline is Oct. 8, 2015.