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UH Hilo 2015 Chancellor Scholars named

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Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Thirteen students from public and private high schools in Hawai╩╗i have been awarded the prestigious ChancellorÔÇÖs Scholarship by the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo.

The award, valued in excess of $26,500, covers four years of tuition for students graduating from a Hawai╩╗i high school who earned either a GPA of at least 3.5, a combined 1800 SAT (reading, writing, math) or a composite score of 27 on the ACT while demonstrating leadership and/or community service.

All Chancellor Scholars are required to enroll as full-time students and earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. They must also maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and participate in leadership activities and/or community services with other Chancellor Scholars.

The 2015 Chancellor Scholarship recipients and their respective high schools include:

* Nicole Antonio (Waiakea High)
* Harley Broyles (Waimea High)
* Pomaika`i Cathcart (Kamehameha - Maui)
* Jasmine Curiel (Hanalani Schools)
* Jon Ehrenberg (West Hawaii Explorations Academy)
* Sarah Ferguson (Leilehua High)
* Trent Furuta (Mililani High)
* Courtney Ip (Waiakea High)
* Cody Kojima (Waiakea High)
* Kaydee Rapozo (Waiakea High)
* Melia Takakusagi (Waimea High)
* Brandon Tomota (Waiakea High)
* Amirah Waite (Roosevelt High)


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