This year, the two Kingsport P.E.O. chapters, BD and V, are proud to have a local recipient of the coveted Star Scholarship. Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Holly Bevins, who was nominated by the BD Chapter, was chosen to receive the $2,500 scholarship. Vicki Kalonick with Chapter BD said, “It’s a pretty big deal because P.E.O. had 2,200 people who applied for it. They gave only 880 women that scholarship. It wasn’t easy to get, so we’re real proud of her.”

Holly, who will major in nursing at East Tennessee State University this fall, said she is thrilled and grateful to receive this scholarship.

“I was not expecting it at all, and I thank God for putting this in my lap,” she said. She praised the

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