Jessica Richter, a student at Cowley College, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
Richter is pursuing an associate of applied science degree in cosmetology. P.E.O. Chapter GH of Arkansas City is her sponsor. Chapter GH has been a part of the Arkansas City community since it was organized in 1955.
The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education was established in 1973 to provide need-based grants to women in the U.S. and Canada whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves or their families.
To learn more about P.E.O., its powerful educational philanthropies and see stories of women who have benefited from the programs, visit peointernational.org.