The annual event honors Vulcan student-athletes in all 12 sports at UH Hilo for their academic and athletic achievements.
The Vulcans had representatives from all 12 of their teams. To qualify for the squad, student-athletes must have a 3.0 or better accumulative grade point average, have spent at least two semesters at their university, and have had to play in at least one game, match or race in 2020-2021.
The purpose of the project is to digitize paper files and link them to an interactive map interface so that county planners can now click on a few lines on a map on screen and access relevant files instead of having to physically pull and pore over physical paper documents.
Junior Kaelyn Uchida and freshman Tori Hironaga were chosen by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, which has among the strongest criteria among the various coaches groups to qualify.
Hilo teenager Kulia Silva launched a makeup business during the pandemic. The budding entrepreneur will be attending UH Hilo in the fall and plans to get a degree in business.
Nominees were selected based on their career accomplishments along with their overall collegiate grade point averages.
The award is valued in excess of $29,300 covering four years of tuition for recipients.