PEO awards scholarship to Flathead senior
Kalispell’s Chapter BN of the women’s Philanthropic Education Organization has selected Flathead High School senior Kenna Anderson for its International P.E.O. STAR scholarship. In back are Jenny Baker, Pat Hodge, Cindy Riebe, Deb Smith, Tracy Ketchum, Connie Graycheck, Bev Aronson and Alison Schmalts. Front row are Toni Gunnerson, Kenna Anderson and Kirsten Smith.
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.