Groups fund Chaminade scholarships
has been awarded $124,000 in scholarship funding for students, ranging in value from $2,000 to $60,000, including:
Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation Scholarship, $60,000 to support undergraduate students of Hispanic descent from California; Luis Zabala Endowed Scholarship Fund, $25,000; the Herbert and Phyllis Weaver Scholarship Fund, $25,000; Antone J. & Mary C. Lopez Endowed Scholarship, $5,000 to support undergraduate students of Portuguese ancestry from Hawaii, and another $5,000 for unrestricted use; Peggy and Keith Chock Family Scholarship for Student-Athletes, $2,000; Chaminade Hogan Entrepreneurial Program Scholarship, $2,000 from local businessman Vaughn Vasconcellos of Akimeka LLC, for its Hogan Entrepreneurial Program.
David McClain, University of Hawaii president, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 25. He delivered the 31st Neesimia lecture, honoring Doshisha's founder, Joseph Hardy Neesima. He was also the keynote speaker at a symposium the following day, and was joined by UH-Manoa professor emeritus Paul Hooper and associate professor Noriko Asato.
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