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Accomplishments for 2014 – 2015

GENERAL

  • 100% College Matriculation
    • The senior class of 25 students earned over $2.25 million in merit-based scholarships
    • 68% bound for mainland and international colleges and universities
    • Acceptances to Drexel University, Fordham University, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of California – Irvine, California Institute of the Arts, University of Colorado, University of Oregon, University of San Diego, to name a few
  • Two National Merit Commended Scholars
  • Launched the Global Exchange program with New Zealand
  • Launched the Mindfulness program
  • Opened the renovated Upper School Art Studio

ARTS

  • National American Vision Award Winner, only American Visions Medalist in the State of Hawaii
  • 1st place, Level B for Japan Wizards Academic Team Competition
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii’s Congressional Art Competition
  • Parade of Orchestras – Chamber String received a Superior rating and the Advanced Intermediate and Intermediate Strings received a Superior minus rating
  • Two Silver Key Awards for Painting in the Scholastic Art Contest
  • Two Gold Key and two Silver Key Awards for Photography in the Scholastic Art Contest
  • One Gold Key and two Silver Key Awards for Comic Art in the Scholastic Art Contest

WRITING

  • Silver Key Regional Award for The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • Two 1st place winners in their divisions (Grade 10 and Grade 11) for the 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Poetry Contest
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Clarence T.C. Ching Essay Contest
  • 1 of 3 winners in the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission and the Hawaii State Bar Association “How to Inspire Others to Volunteer” Essay Contest
  • 2nd place, Good Citizen - Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest

SPEECH AND DEBATE

  • Priory Speech and Debate team won the Leading Chapter for Hawaii

 HISTORY

  • Two middle school students won 1st place in their categories at the HawaiĘ»i State History Day Competition and advances to national competition

SCIENCE

  • 3rd place in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh
  • Priory LEGO League Robotics Team participated in the State Championship
  • 1st place State Science Fair Junior Research Award entomology project
  • 3rd place State Science Fair Junior Research Awards medicine and health sciences
  • 2nd place State Science Fair Senior Research Awards environmental management
  • 3rd place State Science Fair Senior Research Awards behavioral and social sciences
  • 11 students advanced to the State Science Fair
  • 3 students won awards at the District Science Fair

 ATHLETICS

  •  Gold medal in trampoline and Bronze medial in double mini trampoline at the Region 2 Championships
  • Two ILH Volleyball All-Stars
  • ILH 1st Team Cross Country All-Star
  • ILH Intermediate Champion 1500
  • Intermediate Championships Pac 5 tied for 1st place
  • ILH 1st Team – Paddling All-Star
  • ILH Championships 2nd place  - Wrestling
  • ILH 2nd Team Soccer All-Star  
  • ILH Varsity Judo  – 1st place finish in HHSAA State Judo Tournament
  • ILH Sailing – 3rd place
  • 2nd place in the 3000m and 3rd place in the 1500m ILH Varsity Track Championships

CONFERENCES

  • Eight Upper School students participated in a Model UN conference in Vancouver
  • 85 sophomores, juniors and seniors attended the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business Leadership Girls’ Summit
  • 81 sophomores, juniors and seniors attended a legislative breakfast

 SPECIAL VISITORS

  • Doctora Guadalupe Rivera Marin, former lawyer, Senator, Congresswoman, economic advisor to the Presidency, tireless advocate for women’s rights, and the daughter of famed Mexican muralist Diego Rivera.
  • Dawn Amano-Ige, First Lady of the State of Hawaii
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