BAXTER SPRINGS - Kallie Cook, a senior at Baxter Springs High School, has been awarded the P.E.O. International Star Scholarship. The award is presented by chapter BT in Baxter Springs.

The award is to recognize Kallie for her excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics, and potential for future success. Qualifying recipients receive a one-time $2,500 scholarship to pursue full-time or part-time post secondary educational opportunities at an accredited institution in the United States or Canada in an academic year following their high school graduation.