P.EO., Chapter CA, Polson, obtained notification of their candidate, Hydee Wilson, being chosen for the 2022-2023 Jane Hammer Holmgren Scholarship (JHHS). The scholarship acknowledges an excellent Montana lady who’s pursuing a level in elementary schooling. It was established in 1996 and given in reminiscence of Jane Hammer Holmgren of Kalispell who died at age 39, leaving two youngsters after a troublesome battle with most cancers. A P.E.O. chapter might nominate a candidate who has accomplished at the least two years of faculty in pursuing a bachelor’s diploma, grasp’s diploma, or post-graduate work in elementary schooling and upon completion can be working with college students quite than administration.
Wilson, who lives in Pablo, is a junior at Salish Kootenai Faculty and plans to graduate in June 2023 with a level in elementary schooling. She has been on the dean’s checklist in 2019, 2020 and 2021 and the president’s checklist in 2022. She is an enrolled member of the Crow Tribe. She says she believes that youngsters ought to be capable to work collectively and do hands-on studying actions. By way of these experiences youngsters will really feel like they’re a part of one thing bigger and develop a way of belonging, goal and worth. Wilson will incorporate classes in her every day planning from the Indian Schooling for All Act, a regulation handed by the state of Montana in 1999 to make sure all public faculty college students develop a better understanding of Native cultures.
P.E.O. is a global group, which has supported and impressed girls because it was organized in 1869 at Iowa Wesleyan Faculty. In Montana there are slightly below 6,000 P.E’s, from 89 chapters in 35 communities. They’re a major a part of the Worldwide Chapter made up of over 200,000 members within the U.S. and Canada. P.E.O.’s motto is “Ladies serving to girls attain for the celebrities.”
The next college students have been named to the summer time 2022 president’s checklist at Southern New Hampshire College:
Bigfork — Connie Zarn
Kalispell — Kylie Hewitt
Whitefish — Kirsten Prestegaard
Marcus DeVries of Kalispell was certainly one of six college students and two college members despatched by Central Faculty in Pella, Iowa, to the 2022 nationwide assembly of the American Chemical Society in Chicago the place they introduced their analysis. DeVries is a Class of 2023 biochemistry main and reported on the subject “Efforts towards the synthesis of decreased cambiarenes.”
Esther Williamson of Lakeside has certified for the spring 2022 dean’s checklist at Seton Corridor College in South Orange, New Jersey.
Kenna Vanorny of Kalispell is enrolled with the College of Iowa’s Class of 2026 and plans to pursue a level in biomedical engineering.
Michelle Bailey of Whitefish was lately named to the spring 2022 chancellor’s checklist on the College of Alaska Fairbanks.
St. Lawrence College in Canton, New York, lately welcomed William H. Lewison of Whitefish as a member of the Class of 2026. Lewison attended Whitefish Excessive College.