Johnny Medina-McCraigie is the 2013 recipient of the $500 scholarship awarded by local Chapter DG of P.E.O. International. The scholarship application process includes a review of the applicants’ academic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, and educational goals. Johnny, a graduate of Lake Roosevelt High School, plans to attend Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, to pursue a degree in filmmaking.
P.E.O. is a Philanthropic Educational Organization that was founded in 1869 for the purpose of promoting educational opportunities for women through financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. The local P.E.O. Chapter DG was established in 1947.