Scholarship awarded to MHS graduate

A $1,200 college scholarship was awarded to Wendy Pias by the Italian American Club of Maui. Russ Taft, Italian American Club of Maui scholarship chairperson presented the award to the Maui High School graduate at the annual awards night in May.

Pias and her parents were guests at the IACM June potluck meeting. Pias shared her educational plans and gave a presentation about her scholarship essay topic, “What Italian person, who has lived in the time period of 1900 until the present, has impressed you for their contribution to the world and please tell us why?”

She will be attending the University of Hawaii Manoa in the fall.

IACM is an Italian heritage club whose mission is to promote the Italian culture through fellowship, food and friends hip. The club meets monthly and everyone is welcomed, and people need not be of Italian heritage to join.

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