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Accomplishments for 2012 – 2013

  • The Class of 2013
    • 100% College Matriculation
    • The 38 graduates earned over $4.0 million in merit-based scholarships
    • 71% bound for mainland and international colleges and universities
    • Acceptances to Boston University, Clemson University, Cornell University, Ecole Superieure de Commerce-Rennes, France, Pratt Institute, Rensselaer Institute of Technology, Santa Clara University, Seton Hall University, Temple University-Japan, US Coast Guard Academy, US Naval Academy, University of Massachusetts, University of Washington, and many more
    • Two National Merit Commended Scholars
  • 2nd place in the State Speech and Debate Tournament, advanced to the National Forensics League competition
  • Two middle school students won 1st place in their categories at the Hawai‘i State History Day Competition and advanced to the national competition in Washington, DC
  • Best in Category - State of Hawai‘i Science and Engineering Fair, Microbiology, advanced to the International Science and Engineering Fair
  • Three Gold Key Medals received at the State Scholastic Art Awards ceremony
  • 2nd place in the Congressional Art Competition
  • Gold Key Medal in Photography at the National Scholastic Art Awards ceremony
  • Student Internships
    • Legislative at the State Capitol
    • Semester in a downtown Honolulu law firm
  • Grants and scholarships allowed students to attend several conferences locally and on the mainland
    • Hawaiian Language students participated in the Emalani Festival on Kaua‘i
    • High school students participated in Model UN conferences at the United Nations in New York City and at the East-West Center
    • Middle school and high school students competed in Robotics contests
    • Junior and senior classes attended the YWCA’s Wahine Forum Network Power Lunches
    • Senior class participated in the YWCA’s Young Women’s Network events
    • Three high school students served on the YWCA’s Young Women’s Network Board
  • Student travels
    • Middle school students toured historic locations in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC
    • High school students participated in a hands-on art tour through France and Italy
  • Visitors to the school
    • Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa and his wife, Mrs. Leah Tutu
    • Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church
    • Elkanah Odembo, Kenyan Ambassador to the United Nations
    • Maori King Tuheitia Paki and his wife, Te Atawhai
    • US Representatives, Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa ‘69
    • Maya Soetoro Ng, author of the book Ladder to the Moon
  • Athletic Recognition
    • ILH Division II Volleyball
      • Most Valuable Player
      • Coach of the Year
    • ILH 1st Team – Paddling
    • ILH 2nd Team – Wrestling, two students
    • ILH 1st Team – Judo and 2nd place finish in HHSAA State Judo Tournament
  • Outstanding Faculty and Staff
    • Belinda Chung, Director of College Counseling serves as a Trustee of The College Board
    • Sophie Halliday, Director of Studies, member of the NAIS Task Force for Technology in Education
    • State Science Fair Faculty winners: Crystal Stafford, one; Jay Hamura, two; Michael Grech, three awards
    • Jennifer Grems, Director of Upper School, Board Member Organzation of Women Leaders, Honolulu
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