2016 Tanna Jinkai Scholarship Recipient – Kassie Odo Kassie Odo is a Pearl City High School class of 2016 honors graduate. She was a member of the Pearl City High School Charger Marching Band for three years and a member of the Pearl City High School Symphonic Winds for four, which took her to Alabama and Florida her freshman year and Hamamatsu and Tokyo her senior year. She also participated in high school sports–running cross-country for one year, running track and field for two, and playing soccer for four. This year, the PCHS Girls Soccer Team became the HHSAA Division I Girls Soccer State Champions. Outside of school, Kassie has played soccer for eleven years and has played the Okinawan sanshin for nine years with Ryukyu Koten Afusoryu Ongaku Kenkyuu Choichi Kai Hawaii. Kassie is attending Oregon State University majoring in bio-engineering. Kassie’s parents are Jinkai members Kenton and Kris Odo. The scholarship is valued at $250.
2015 Tanna Jinkai Scholarship Awardee
Congratulations to 2015 Tanna Jinkai Scholarship recipient Kimberly Katayama (center) of the Yamamoto Family! The scholarship is valued at $200. She is a graduate of Aiea High School, Class of 2015 and attends the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Kimberly has loved the ocean since she was a child so it's no wonder her field of study is marine science. She also received a scholarship to play for the Vulcans golf team, and will be traveling the country for tournament competition. (L to R: sister Lauren, parents & Jinkai members Sandra & Kelly Katayama, Scholarship Committee Chair Alan Uyeda)
TANNA JINKAI SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
1. Parent(s) of applicant must be a member in good standing of Tanna Jinkai (current in dues). 2. Applicant must be planning to enroll full time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or trade school. 3. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student with the highest GPA for their senior year in high school will be selected. 4. Deadline for application: Must be postmarked no later than July 1 5. Send the completed application form AND an official copy of your final school transcript to:
Phyllis Chee 94-1159 Nanilihilihi Street Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
6. The Scholarship Award will be presented at the annual Tanna Jinkai Picnic in August.
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