Maui Portuguese Cultural Club presents scholarship to Justin Mitchell Cravalho

The Maui Portuguese Cultural Club has awarded its 2015 education scholarship to Justin Mitchell Cravalho, a graduating senior at Maui High School.

He receives $1,000 to assist him at Northern Arizona University, where he will pursue a degree in civil engineering.

Cravalho has been on the National Honor Roll since 2011.

He was also a member of the Maui High football team and participated in track and field.

He is a member of St. Joseph’s Church Youth Group, serves as editor of the Valley Isle Key Club and also has a part-time job.

In his essay for the scholarship, Cravalho said he places great value in his Portuguese heritage, which has taught him the importance of hard work, achieving his goals and the importance of family and church.