Lauren Lowery, El Dorado High School senior, has been selected to receive a $2,500 P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Lauren Lowery, El Dorado High School senior, has been selected to receive a $2,500 P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The scholarship was based on academic excellence, volunteer activities at school and in the community, and leadership. The Star Scholarship Board of Trustees was able to select 760 recipients from 2,000 applications submitted from chapters across the United States and Canada. Lowery has been accepted at Pittsburg State University in a pre-medicine curriculum. Her goal is to become a doctor.

Chapter IS members Janice Zuk and Linda Sanders congratulated Lowery with a surprise visit to EHS on April 26.

P.E.O. is an organization of women dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for women through their six educational projects.