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UH-Hilo Chancellor’s Scholarships Awarded

May 30, 2014, 5:54 PM HST
* Updated May 30, 5:56 PM
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Twelve Hawaii high school students have been named recipients of a 2014 Chancellor’s Scholarship by the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

The award valued at more than $26,500 covers four years of tuition for students graduating from either a public or private high school.

Each student demonstrated leadership or community service while maintaining either a GPA of at least 3.5 or earning a combined SAT score of 1800 (reading, writing and math) or a composite score of 27 on the ACT.

All Chancellor’s 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 or community services with other Chancellor Scholars.

Seven of those chosen come from Big Island high schools.

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The recipients and their respective schools include:

  • Melialani Agcaoili, Pahoa High School
  • Micah Carter, Kamehameha-Hawai`i
  • Casey Chow, Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Jhoanne Domingo, Farrington High School
  • Chrisovolandou Gronowski, Pahoa High School
  • Noelle Lovesy, Kauai High School
  • Zayin Minia, Waimea High School
  • Melissa Mizuguchi, Waiakea High School
  • Adam Onishi, Waiakea High School
  • Tori Nakagawa, Roosevelt High School
  • Dustin Tacdol, Kamehameha-Maui
  • Vernon Warnock, Hilo High School

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