Student recognized

Loudon High School senior Anna Rutherford was recently awarded a $2,500 STAR scholarship by the Tellico Village Chapter AX of the PEO women’s organization, which recommended her for the honor. Rutherford, left, receives a check from chapter representative Judy Leach. Based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success, the STAR scholarship is given to young women who are graduating seniors at the time of the application. PEO promotes increased education opportunities for women.