June 29, 2018

Daniel Dunnom and Aaron Shipman are senior agriculture majors focusing on tropical plant science and specializing in agroecology.

Group stands together for photo: Aaron Shipman, Daniel Dunnom, Sonia Jarvik, Shelly Nowaki, and Barbara Heintz.
2018-2019 scholarship winners Aaron Shipman (center) and Daniel Dunnom, flanked by scholarship committee members (from left) Sonia Jarvik, Shelly Nowaki, and Barbara Heintz. Courtesy photo Hilo Orchid Society.

The Hilo Orchid Society recently honored two University of Hawai‘i at Hilo students with awarding of the 2018-19 Yasuji Takasaki Memorial Scholarship.

Daniel Dunnom and Aaron Shipman are senior agriculture majors focusing on tropical plant science and specializing in agroecology. Dunnom also is seeking a beekeeping certificate.

The scholarship pays a tuition grant of $1,500 per semester to deserving UH Hilo undergraduates majoring in agriculture and natural science programs.