Larkin High graduate awarded P.E.O. Chapter DY Foundation Scholarship

  • Larkin High graduate Ximena Bermudez, the P.E.O. Chapter DY Elgin Foundation Scholarship recipient, and her mother are joined by the scholarship selection committee. Pictured from left are Gudrun Dorgan, Nancy Tonge, Laura Bermudez, Ximena Bermudez, Lamar Blum, and Ruth Ann Dunton.

    Larkin High graduate Ximena Bermudez, the P.E.O. Chapter DY Elgin Foundation Scholarship recipient, and her mother are joined by the scholarship selection committee. Pictured from left are Gudrun Dorgan, Nancy Tonge, Laura Bermudez, Ximena Bermudez, Lamar Blum, and Ruth Ann Dunton. Courtesy of Jeanne Tolzmann

 
 
Updated 7/19/2022 7:25 PM

This year, the P.E.O. Chapter DY of Elgin awarded its second local scholarship as part of the P.E.O. Foundation.

Larkin High School graduate Ximena Bermudez was awarded the 2022 Foundation Scholarship.

 

Ximena will continue her education at Aurora University, where she will major in political science and then pursue her goal to attend law school.

P.E.O. is a philanthropic and educational women's organization founded in 1869.

P.E.O. supports education for women who are seniors in high school, college students, doctoral students, and women of all ages pursuing continuing education.

Chapter DY Elgin was chartered in 1933 and is one of 6,000 chapters with 205,000 members.

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