Celina Bekins receives P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

The Philanthropic Educational Organization STAR Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year was presented May 14 to Celina Bekins, a senior at Seabury Hall. The P.E.O. Sisterhood is an international philanthropic and educational organization that promotes increased educational opportunities for women.

Bekins is the daughter of Lisa-Anne Raney-Izak and Gregg Izak.

Bekins will attend Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Mass., beginning this fall.

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship is a $2,500 scholarship based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success. The program is open to young women who are citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States or Canada and who are graduating high school seniors at the time of application.

A student must be recommended by a P.E.O. chapter.

For further information on the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, visit peointernational.org.