Schools, student-athletes honored

HMSA recently celebrated Hawaii’s top high schools and the finest scholar athletes from across the state at the 2019 HMSA Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program luncheon at the Hawaii Convention Center. School leaders, athletic directors, and family members attended the event to support these outstanding schools and students.

At the awards ceremony, 15 students each received scholarships worth $5,000.

Nine high schools were recognized for achieving the highest program scores in their league (classified by enrollment) in academics, athletics, community service, healthy activities, and sportsmanship. The nine highest-scoring schools received a check for $1,500.

Maui County schools and students among the award winners:

• Maui Preparatory Academy — small school category (fewer than 350 students).

• Kamehameha Schools Maui — large school category (350 students or more).

• Alexa Jackson, Baldwin High School.

• Robert Russell, Maui High School.