A Battle Ground High School graduate from the class of 2021 was awarded a $2,500 STAR Scholarship from the DY Chapter of P.E.O. Sisterhood in Vancouver.
Kaelyn White, one of six valedictorians, demonstrated skills in leadership, extracurricular activities and community service, stated a news release. The scholarship committee recognizes the accomplishments of graduating female high school seniors pursuing post-secondary education.
The P.E.O. Sisterhood is one of the largest community-based organizations in the U.S. with almost 250,000 members. The organization encourages women to meet their goals through its six philanthropies, including STAR Scholarships.