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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.


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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