Education briefs


Trump named to dean’s list

Wheaton College student Andrew Trump of Hawi was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Trump is majoring in economics. Dean’s list honors go to undergraduate students who carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

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Wooten finishes studies at MIT

Michigan Technological University honored the achievements of more than 400 graduates Dec. 14 at midyear commencement. Among the honorees was Kelly Wooten of Volcano, who earned a Master of Science in Geology.

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Davis makes dean’s list

Kirsten Davis, a native of Volcano, is among the 232 high-achieving students named to the Whittier College Fall 2013 Dean’s List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean’s List honors if they earn a 3.70 GPA while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the fall and spring terms.

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Kamehameha Scholars sought

Students entering grades 9-12 in the fall who are not currently enrolled full-time at one of Kamehameha Schools’ three campuses, and who reside on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui or Hawaii, are now eligible to apply for Kamehameha Scholars, a year-round supplementary educational enrichment program with a focus on college and career guidance. The mission of the program is to support Native Hawaiian students in achieving a higher education degree, entering the career of their choosing and cultivating their ability to be servant leaders.

Students who complete the program will earn a college scholarship. Applications must be submitted by March 31. Visit www.ksbe.edu/admissions.

 

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