Wailea Community Association Awards $28,000 in Scholarships

May 30, 2018, 8:50 AM HST · Updated May 31, 9:53 AM
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Left to Right: Back Row – Alexis Matias, Bud Pikrone (WCA General Manager), Jaymar Quedding, Jun Cai, Lady Elaydo, Lino Yoshikawa. Front Row- Francis Bui, John Supnet, Lily Katz. Not pictured: Paula Maroto and Caele Manley from Molokaʻi High School, who were unable to attend.

Wailea Community Association awarded scholarships totaling $28,000 to 10 Maui County seniors at a reception held in their honor.

For the 17th year, WCA’s Community Relations Committee reviewed numerous applications for their annual Scholarship Program, which offers Maui County’s high school seniors, an opportunity for financial assistance with their college education.

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Applicants undergo an extensive application process which includes academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, school related awards, community service and a personal statement of their educational plans, career and personal goals.

“We are always impressed by the students and their families”, said Bud Pikrone, WCA General Manager, “so we like to celebrate the family as well as the student. They all work together so well to provide this opportunity that will one day benefit the student, their family and the Maui community. We are humbled to help them achieve their goal”.

Our congratulations go out to the 2018 Wailea Community Association scholarship recipients: Alexis Matias, Lahainaluna HS attending University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa; Caele Manley, Molokaʻi HS attending Wheaton College; Francis Bui, Lahainaluna HS attending University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Jaymar Quedding, Maui HS attending Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; John Supnet, Lahainaluna HS attending University of Hawaiʻi, Maui; Jun Kai, Seabury Hall attending Whitman College; Lady Elaydo, Lānaʻi HS attending Kapiʻolani Community College; Lily Katz, Baldwin HS attending George Washington University; Lino Yoshikawa, Maui HS attending University of Hawaiʻi, Hilo; and Paula Maroto, Molokaʻi HS attending Grand Canyon University.

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