Amy Kessler, a senior at Storm Lake Community High School, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Storm Lake P.E.O. Scholarship. This award was announced at the annual Founder's Day event held Thursday, April 24 at the United Methodist Church Family Life Center.
Amy, daughter of Gary and Linda Kessler, was chosen from an outstanding field of candidates from Storm Lake High School and St. Mary's High School.
The $1,000 scholarship, awarded annually by the four Storm Lake P.E.O. chapters, is available to local young women who plan to attend an accredited college or university. Recipients are chosen based on several factors including academic excellence, activities in school and community service.
After graduation, Amy plans to attend Iowa State University and study veterinary medicine.