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14 to get scholarships from Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce

/ 02:29 AM June 09, 2016
2016-Scholars

SOURCE: MAUI FILIPINO CHAMBER WEBSITE

MAUI, Hawaii — Scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to 14 graduating high school seniors and one student currently enrolled at the University of Hawaii Maui College’s Culinary Arts Program, the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced.

“The scholars are all outstanding, having excelled academically and in extra-curricular community activities,” says Kit Zulueta, president of the foundation. “We thank our partners and those who helped us raise funds from our golf tournament last month for allowing this to happen.”

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The 2016 scholars include:

  • Charwin Kenneth Andaya—will major in kinesiology at UH-Manoa. He attended Maui High School and is the son of Charwin Ganosa and Eden Andaya.
  • Sherylynne Andrada—will major in biology at UH-Manoa. She attended Maui High School and is the daughter of Manuel and Florgieli Andrada.
  • Jamie Advincula—will major in business-entrepreneurship/ marketing at Brown University. She attended Maui Preparatory Academy and is the daughter of Juan and Dominga Advincula.
  • Alssie Marie Jean Casayuran—will major in biology at Pacific University. She attended Maui High School and is the daughter of Alfonso, Jr. and Jessebel Dolores Pajela Casayuran.
  • Thomas Takeo Macadangdang Hayashi—will major in environmental science/ philosophy at Santa Clara University. He attended Seabury Hall and is the son of Duane and Agnes Macadangdang Hayashi.
  • Kaylee K. Harmon—will major in business management at Western Oregon University.  She attended Lahainaluna High School and is the daughter of Dennis and Michelle Harmon.
  • Micah Leval—will major in political economy at UH-Manoa. He attended St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School and is the son of Randal and Joni Leval.
  • Nicole Kirsten Supnet Neilson—will major in business at Saint Martin’s University. She attended St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School and is the daughter of Ray Neilson and Sarah Neilson.
  • Dean Omura—will major in mechanical engineering at University of Portland. He attended Lahainaluna High School and is the son of Ulrich Okura Kirkegaard and Nelde Okura Kirkegaard.
  • Tara-Ann Marie Pacubas—will major in biological engineering at UH-Manoa. She was attended Maui High School and is the daughter of Roland and Maria Carmela Pacubas.
  • Althea Mae Kaohu R. Pittman—will major in computer science at UH-Manoa. She attended Baldwin High School and is the daughter of Jeffrey and Josie Rabang Pittman.
  • Joshua Kainoa Pulmano Schwartzlow—will attend Saint Martin’s University. He graduated from St. Anthony Junior-Senior High School and is the son of Karl and Ailene Schwartzlow.
  • Alyssa Hernandez Sumibcay—will major in nursing at UH-Manoa. She attended Baldwin High School and is the daughter of Joroel Sumibcay and Michaelline Hernandez.
  • Alyssa Michiko Yoshimura—will major in education at University of Portland. She attended Maui High School and is the daughter of Gary and Michele Yoshimura.
  • Jayford Agbayani—has been enrolled in the Maui Culinary Arts Academy since Fall 2015. He graduated from Ilocos Norte College of Arts and Trades in the Philippines in 2005.

The scholarships will be officially presented at the Maui Filipino Chamber’s annual Gintong Pamana Leadership & Scholarship Awards Ceremony on June 16, 2016 at the Maui Beach Hotel beginning at 5:30 pm. For more details on the event, send an email to: [email protected]

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