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POSTED: Sunday, May 24, 2009

Hilo, Waiakea and Roosevelt High Schools won first, second and third place, respectively, in the school team category of the annual “;Tesoro Hawaii Operation Driver Excellence”; statewide driving competition. Tesoro awarded fuel cards to winners and cash prizes up to $1,000 for the top three teams.

Winners in the individual overall category were: 1st place: Kristopher Fragas, Castle High School; 2nd: Kip Nagata, Hilo High School; 3rd: Chase Bee, Waiakea High School; 4th: Mosiah Manuma, Radford High School; 5th: and Kelton Arakaki, Hilo High School. Best in written test, Kara Lieu, Farrington High School; and best in obstacle course, Kristopher Fragas, Castle High.

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The Wahiawa Lions named Cpl. Troy Richards as Police Officer of the Year for the Central District of the Honolulu Police Department; and Zaldy Acosta as Firefighter of the Year for the Wahiawa area of the Honolulu Fire Department. Both also received a Certificate of Merit from City Councilman Donovan Dela Cruz.

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Teddi Anderson, president of The Limtiaco Company, was selected as a member of the Air Force Civilian Advisory Council, an independent source of advice on community issues to the Commander Pacific Air Forces.