Katy Sebert, a senior at Mitchell High School, has been awarded a 2021 STAR Scholarship sponsored by International P.E.O. Sebert was nominated by Chapter J of Mitchell.
One of the six educational projects of P.E.O, the STAR Scholarship program is competitive and awards $2,500 to high school senior women who excel in academics, leadership and community service. The scholarship can be used for tuition, fees, room and board during the first year at a post-secondary institution.
Sebert will attend Dakota Wesleyan University, where she will major in biology and psychology. She plans a career as an occupational therapist.
P.E.O. is a nonprofit organization that has helped nearly 114,000 women pursue educational goals by providing over $369 million in assistance through scholarships, grants, awards and loans.