Umpqua Community College students Savannah Slay, Jessica Summers and Elaine Dowdy were each awarded a $1,500 scholarship by PEO Chapter CU.

Slay is a Sutherlin resident majoring in nursing, Summers is a Roseburg resident majoring in nursing, and Dowdy is a Myrtle Creek resident majoring in physical therapy.

The women were chosen because of their leadership abilities, drive towards goals and desire to help others.

PEO is a Philanthropic Education Organization with chapters around the world, established to aid and assist women in furthering their education. 

Sanne Godfrey can be reached at sgodfrey@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4203. Follow her on Twitter @sannegodfrey.

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