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PEO awards scholarship to Flathead senior

| August 2, 2023 12:00 AM

Kalispell’s Chapter BN of the women’s Philanthropic Education Organization has selected Flathead High School senior Kenna Anderson as the recipient of the $2,500 International P.E.O. STAR scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year.

The scholarship recognizes the accomplishments of graduating high school young women planning to pursue post-secondary education based on leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community and volunteer service, and potential future success.

Anderson was in the National Honor Society, earned a 4.0 GPA and an International Baccalaureate diploma. She was involved in speech and debate, Model United Nations, She-Ra Book Club and mentor program, science club, competed in fairs and Science Olympiad, Spanish club, poetry club, volunteered and had a summer job at Flathead Pet Emergency.

She has been accepted to Montana State University where she plans to major in biology with a pre-med emphasis.