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P.E.O. awards STAR Scholarship

Jul 02, 2013
Photo by: P.E.O. Lexi Marek (left) and Cathy Rich

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2013-14 academic year, was presented to Lexi Marek, who graduated from Washington High School in May. The scholarship was presented at the Awards Night ceremony by Cathy Rich of Brighton. Lexi Marek is the daughter of Tim and Heather Marek and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter AQ of Brighton. Marek has been accepted and will attend Iowa State University where she has plans to study agricultural business 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 high school seniors at the time of application. A student must be recommended by a P.E.O.chapter.

For additional information on the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, please contact Cathy Rich at 319-863-3421.

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