Geborkoff wins PEO Scholarship


HOUGHTON — Micaela Geborkoff is a 2022 recipient of the P.E.O. Sisterhood’s STAR scholarship.

Geborkoff was nominated for this award by local P.E.O Chapter DJ due to her outstanding academic record, involvement in multiple extracurricular activities, dedication to community service programs combined with her leadership skills and experience.

She will receive $2,500 for this honor to be used for higher education. Geborkoff will graduate from Houghton High School in June 2022 and plans to attend Michigan Technological University this fall. She is one a handful of incoming students that received a prestigious Leading Scholar Award.

Geborkoff intends to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Medical Lab Science with a minor in Spanish. Following this, she plans to pursue a medical degree.

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) has helped more than 113,000 women pursue educational goals by providing over $366 million in grants, scholarships, awards and loans and the stewardship of Cottey College (an all-women’s college in Iowa). The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (STAR) was established in 2009 to provide scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the U.S. or Canada in the next academic year.

For more information about P.E.O. and their scholarships, please go to: www.peointernational.org.


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