Sisterhood gives $800 scholarships to Carteret Community College students

Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter CY gives three scholarships to students at Carteret Community College. Recipients and presenters of the PEO scholarships are, left to right, Teresa Terrell, student; Debbie Laughinghouse, PEO member; Ruth Ann Edwards, PEO member, Jenmekia Gay, student; Shari Malone, president of PEO Chapter CY president; and Ashley Hutson, student. (Contributed photo)

PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Pine Knoll Shores Chapter CY of the Philanthropic Educational Organization sisterhood presented three $800 scholarships to students at Carteret Community College on Feb. 8.

Those students are: Jenmekia Gay, who is pursuing a career in welding; Teresa Terrell, who is pursuing a degree in business administration and will complete her 2-year degree in 2022; and Ashley Hutson, who is pursuing a degree in business administration and will attend Western Carolina in the fall.

The scholarships were given based on academics, community and future success and are open to young women who are citizens or legal permanent residents of the US or Canada. A student must be recommended by a PEO chapter.

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