Two students earn $1,000 scholarships
Two Hawaii graduating seniors have been awarded $1,000 Market City Foundation
Kevin John Donahue of Saint Louis School and Monica Mei Lin Umeda of Kaimuki High School were selected for their academic achievements, leadership, community work and financial need.
Donahue, who will pursue a political science degree at Princeton University, holds numerous leadership roles, including president of Saint Louis' Model United Nations Delegate, co-captain of the speech and debate team and the cross-country team. He is involved with Boy Scouts and has tutored students in his free time.
At Kaimuki High, Umeda, who will seek an electrical engineering degree from the University of Hawaii, serves as captain of the Science Bowl Team and the Ocean Bowl Team, vice president of the National Honor Society and captain of the girls varsity basketball and cross-country teams. She also volunteers at Sunday school for the Sacred Heart Parish and serves as an after-school tutor for fellow students.
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