The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for 2018-19 was presented to Arianna Neal of School of the Osage. Arianna is the daughter of Kenny and Vicki Neal.

The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for 2018-19 was presented to Arianna Neal of School of the Osage. Arianna is the daughter of Kenny and Vicki Neal.

Arianna was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter NF of Four Seasons, Missouri. She has been accepted and will attend Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she has also been accepted into the Honors Program.

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 US or Canada and who are graduating seniors. A student must be recommended by a P.E.O. chapter.

The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded in 1869 at Iowa Wesleyan College, is an international philanthropic and educational organization which promotes increased educational opportunities for women. There are nearly 6,000 chapters in the United States and Canada with almost 250,000 initiated members. They have provided more than $304 million in financial assistance to more than 102,000 recipients. The Sisterhood also owns Cottey College, a fully-accredited, private liberal arts and sciences college for women, with two-year and select four-year programs, located in Nevada, Missouri.