MIT honors island graduate with award
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
recognized Andrew R.Y. Lee
with its George B. Morgan '20 Award for his work on the MIT Educational Council in Hawaii.
Lee earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1980. He has served as the council's regional chairman, and is president of the MIT Club of Hawaii.
The Hawaii 4-H Club is sending its top representatives to the 86th National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, the highest state honor attainable in the 4-H Youth Development program.
Among the representatives are Kaycee Higa, Samantha Kunishige, Caitlyn Miyamoto, Kristine Omura, Sherise Shimabuku, Lauren Shinozuka and Tara Takamori of Maui; Amanda Chong, Kristen Anne Hanson, Kimberly Hayama, Caitlynne Johnson and Colette Masunaga of Kona; and Dayna Domingo, Renni Fay Iwasa and Stacie Nakashima of Oahu.
The state Department of Human Services awarded $250,000 to the nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu to support its mentoring services for at-risk youth in Honolulu.
Shining Stars appears several times a week in the Star-Bulletin