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Scholarship awarded

May 05, 2017

Quinn Buckingham, of the Washington High School Graduating Class of 2017, has been awarded the prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. She was chosen as one of 520 recipients out of 1,868 applications submitted nationally.

Quinn is the daughter of Roger and Deb Buckingham of Brighton, and was recommended for this scholarship by P.E.O. Chapter OC of Washington. Quinn will attend University of North Dakota at Grand Forks where she plans to study commercial aviation and unmanned aircraft systems 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. Chapter.

 

Comments (2)
Posted by: Glen Peiffer | May 09, 2017 10:19

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"Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds -
and done a hundred things You have not dreamed of -
wheeled and soared and swung high in the sunlit silence.
Hovering there I've chased the shouting wind along
and flung my eager craft through footless halls of air.

"Up, up the long delirious burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace,
where never lark, or even eagle, flew;
and, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
the high untrespassed sanctity of space,
put out my hand and touched the face of God."

 



Posted by: Glen Peiffer | May 08, 2017 13:04
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