PEO Chapter EX scholars named

PEO Chapter EX scholarship committee chair Yvonne Sikes, left and Karen Eaton, far right, met with scholarship recipients Daylraye Hutchinson and Vanessa Madrigal, center.

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PEO Chapter EX scholarship committee chair Yvonne Sikes, left and Karen Eaton, far right, met with scholarship recipients Daylraye Hutchinson and Vanessa Madrigal, center.



— Daylraye Hutchinson just completed her first year at Washington State University in the nursing program, so word that she was receiving her second PEO Chapter EX Scholarship was “very welcome” this week.

“I’ll be using the money to help with next year’s tuition, she said of the $1,000 scholarship.

This is her second time earning the philanthropic education organization’s scholarship, scholarship chairman Yvonne Sikes said.

While at WSU, Hutchinson made the dean’s list while working on her nursing degree.

Currently, she is taking Certified Nursing Assistant classes in hopes of finding a summer job to help with college expenses.

Also, awarded a $1,000 PEO scholarship is Sunnyside High School senior Vanessa Madrigal.

A Yakima Valley College Running Start students, Madrigal plans to obtain her Association of Arts degree in June 2018, before transferring to an university.

Her goal is to major in political science with a minor in Spanish. Eventually, she plans to become a civil law attorney.



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