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HOUGHTON — Micaela Geborkoff is the 2022 PEO Sisterhood STAR Fellowship recipient.

Geborkoff was nominated for this award by the local PEO Chapter DJ due to her outstanding academic record, involvement in multiple extracurricular activities, dedication to community service programs combined with her leadership skills and experience. .

She will receive $2,500 for this honor to be used for higher education. Geborkoff will graduate from Houghton High School in June 2022 and plans to attend Michigan Technological University this fall. She is one of a handful of incoming students who have received a prestigious Leading Scholar Award.

Geborkoff plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science with a minor in Spanish. Thereafter, she plans to pursue medical studies.

PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) has helped more than 113,000 women pursue educational goals by providing more than $366 million in grants, scholarships, awards, and loans and operating Cottey College (an all-women’s college in Iowa) . The PEO STAR Scholarship (STAR) was established in 2009 to provide scholarships to outstanding high school women to attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada during the next academic year.

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