2016 Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to seniors Devynn Kochi and Kayla Hackett for being awarded the 2016 King Kekaulike High School Alumni Association Scholarship.

Devynn plans to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa and major in Asian Studies and minor in Japanese and Korean Language. In the future, she hopes to work with international affairs to enhance the connection between foreign countries. At KKHS, she formed a Japanese Wizards team to compete in the state-wide J-wiz competition. KKHS placed as the top public school score and was the second place winners. In her junior year, she was crowned queen of the 62nd Annual Chrysanthemum Festival.

Kayla was one the senior classes 12 valedictorians and for four years participated in cross country, soccer and track. She received the athletic scholar award for having the highest GPA on the Kekaulike Girls Varsity Soccer Team. She is an AVID tutor, helping students work through problems, which has brought her much enjoyment. In the future, she hopes to become an elementary school teacher.

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