Quantcast
  

Wednesday, April 16, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

8 isle students get National Merit scholarships

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:



Eight Oahu high school students received scholarships up to $2,000 through the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced Tuesday the following Oahu recipients:

» Gabriella E. Henrie of Kahuku High received the National Merit Herbert A. Templeton Scholarship.

» Zhenghua Huang of ‘Iolani received the National Merit New York University Scholarship.

» Sho Kenneth Kajima of ‘Iolani received the National Merit Claremont McKenna College Scholarship.

» Jeffrey Y. Kawahara of ‘Iolani received the National Merit Oberlin College Scholarship.

» Alexander W. Pang of Punahou received the National Merit Kenyon College Scholarship.

» David M. Pham of ‘Iolani received the National Merit Arizona State University Scholarship.

» Colin C. Tseng of ‘Iolani received the National Merit University of Southern California Scholarship.

» Jamie S. K. Takayesu of ‘Iolani also received the National Merit University of Southern California Scholarship.

This year the scholarships were financed by 198 colleges and universities from 45 states and the District of Columbia.

Officials of each college selected from a finalists pool who would be the recipient of their scholarship. The scholarships provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

There were 1.5 million juniors from some 22,000 high schools who went out for the scholarship, but only 8,300 were awarded scholarships.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(0)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may receive a warning, and if you persist with such comments you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email commentfeedback@staradvertiser.com.
Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment.
IN OTHER NEWS
Latest News/Updates