2 Maui Students Awarded Broadcasting Scholarships

September 9, 2016, 8:30 AM HST · Updated September 9, 8:30 AM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

File photo by Wendy Osher.

The Hawaiʻi Association of Broadcasters, Inc. has awarded $38,000 in academic scholarships to assist students in their pursuit of college study and their career goal of working in the broadcast industry in Hawaiʻi.

Two Maui students were included on the list of recipients.  Tabitha Blessum Baker and Jordan Jarvis, both of Kīhei are both currently attending Vanguard University.  They were among a list of 19 students from across the state who received scholarship awards this year.

 

The complete list of Hawaiʻi award recipients an the school they are attending is listed below:

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Ashley Adriano – attending Chaminade University, coming from UH Mānoa
Trevor Ahern – attending Castle High School, coming from Grand Canyon University
Dillon Ancheta – UH Mānoa
Tabitha Baker – Vanguard University
Alexander Bitter – UH Mānoa
Victoria Cuba – UH Mānoa
Laura Garber – Hawaiʻi Pacific University
Kealaulaikalani Gier – attending ʻIolani School, coming from Willamette University
Danielle Ho – University of New Mexico
Jordan Jarvis – Vanguard University
Darius Kila – Southern Oregon University
Flora Ky – attending Roosevelt High School, coming from Seattle University
Zoe Leonard – Dartmouth College
Lia Mausolf – University of San Diego
Lahela Maxwell – Arizona State University
Christopher Miyashiro – attending Windward Community College, coming from Azusa Pacific College
Raven Newalu – attending UH West Oahu, coming from UH Mānoa
Adara Pineda – UH Mānoa
Ian Schumaker – Ohio State University

High school seniors and college students with a minimum 2.5 grade point average and the desire to work in the broadcast industry in Hawaii upon completion of school were eligible for awards.

The application process required a completed application form, a letter of recommendation from a current or former teacher, and a personal interview with the HAB scholarship committee.

The Hawaiʻi Association of Broadcasters, Inc. is a trade organization made up of radio and television stations whose common goal is to support and benefit the local broadcast industry.

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