Parker School announces the recipients of the ninth-grade Richard Smart Scholarships and middle school Ulu Pono Scholarships for the 2014-15 school year.
For each type of scholarship, three new students and one current student were selected and will receive $8,500 toward tuition for each year of their Parker career provided they maintain appropriate academic and behavioral standing.
The Ulu Pono Scholars were selected based on financial need, academic promise, strong character and passion for an area of interest.
The Smart Scholars were selected on the basis of financial need, merit and exceptional academic potential.
The school congratulates the following scholars:
• Richard Smart Scholars — Pono Blaisdel, currently at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School in Lihue, Kauai; Spencer Corabi, Paauilo Intermediate School; Owen Matsuda, Parker School; Mathias Migliorini-Marchesi, Waikoloa Middle School;
• Ulu Pono Scholars — Emily Fetsch, grade 7, Waimea Middle Public Charter Conversion School; Benjamin Koai‘a May, fifth grade, Kanu o ka ‘Aina New Century Public Charter School; Taiga Okada, fifth grade, Waikoloa Elementary School; Eloise Robertson, fifth grade, Parker School.