Fifteen students from public and private high schools in Hawai‘i have been awarded the prestigious 2016 Chancellor’s Scholarship at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.
The 2016 recipients and their high schools:
- Brooke Adamson, Hawai‘i Technology Academy
- Keion Anderson, Leilehua High
- Kateleen Caye Bio, Maui High
- Lucas DeRego, Kamehameha Schools – Hawai‘i Island
- Savannah Directo, Kea‘au High
- Orion Friels, Kealakehe High
- Kristie Hirai, Mililani High
- Austin Inouye, Kaimuki High
- Kristen Ishii, Mililani High
- Yukio Ishii, Kamehameha Schools – Hawai‘i Island
- Mary Kealaiki, Kea‘au High
- Lorelei Taylor Padasdao, Kea‘au High
- Jodie Tokihiro, Waiakea High
- Zoe Whitney, Maui High
- Ivana Yoon, Waiakea High
Valued in excess of $26,500, the award covers four years of tuition for students graduating from a Hawai‘i high school who earned either a grade point average 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.