Amanda Casner, a senior at Grandview High School in Aurora, has been awarded the prestigious PEO STAR Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship will be presented at the June 13 meeting of Chapter FQ, PEO in Littleton by President, Martha Staudte. Casnet will attend Colorado School of Mines, where she plans to study engineering, physics and applied mathematics beginning this fall.
The PEO Sisterhood has given nearly $225 million in financial assistance to almost 90,000 women in the United States and abroad. The award, for graduating high school seniors is a $2,500 scholarship based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success. Of the 1,961 applications were submitted nationally, 302 students were granted the award.
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