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UH-Hilo Chancellor’s Scholarship Recipients Named

April 22, 2016, 5:26 PM HST
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The University of Hawaii at Hilo campus. Courtesy photo.

The University of Hawaii at Hilo campus. Courtesy photo.

The University of Hawai’i at Hilo has revealed recipients of the 2016 Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Fifteen students will received the scholarships, including eight graduating seniors on the Big Island.

Kamehameha Schools – Hawai’i students Lucas DeRego and Yukio Ishi were named as scholarship recipients. Savannah Directo, Mary Kealaiki, and Lorelei Taylor Padasdao of Kea’au High School; along with Kealakehe High School’s Orion Friels and Ivana Yoon and Waiakea High Schools Jodi Tokihiro were also awarded scholarships.

The awards cover four year of tuition for the students who had a grade point average of at least 3.5, as well as combined reading, writing, and math SAT score of 1800 or a composite score of 27 on the ACT.

Chancellor Scholars are required to enroll as full-time students and earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. They are also required to keep a GPS of at least 3.25 and participate in leadership activities and community service.

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Scholarship awardees from off-island schools include:

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Brooke Adamson, Hawai‘i Technology Academy

Keion Anderson, Leilehua High

Kateleen Caye Bio, Maui High

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Kristie Hirai, Mililani High

Austin Inouye, Kaimuki High

Kristen Ishii, Mililani High

Zoe Whitney, Maui High

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