Program awards 11 students scholarships
The Maui’s Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans/Maui AJA Veterans scholarship program has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Maui County high school graduates.
The recipients are Joshua Worth of Kamehameha Schools Maui; Shayden Aoyagi and Alexis Camara of King Kekaulike High School; Lance Christian Abut, Caitlin Raquel Lizada Baclay, Manuel Kupa’a Castro, Liam Chadli and Cael Yasutake of Lahainaluna High School; Sydnie Matsuda and Lovely Salazar of Maui High School; and Paloma Banto of Maui Preparatory Academy.
The scholarship program was established in 1951. Scholarships are awarded annually based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, an essay, financial need and letters of personal reference.