Waha Nui

B. Mauricio

Castle High’s Jacob Fong is among 10 Hawaii students to win a four-year, $16,000 Fukunaga Scholarship for 2013-2017, which he will use at Seattle Pacific University … Kailua’s Shannon Rosenberg got her BA from Miami University of Ohio in May and has won a full-tuition scholarship to the School of Public Communications at Syracuse. Shannon, who interned briefly with MidWeek, already is deep into grad school boot camp there with classes all day, every day …

Congratulations to $3,000 Takitani Foundation scholarship recipient Jazmine Emerson of Kahuku High, along with finalists (getting $1,000 each) Pauline Gachalian of Kalaheo, Randy Ines Jr. of Castle, Sheanae Tam of Kailua and Grace Qiu of Le Jardin … Fifteen area students earned degrees in June at Oregon State University, including magna cum laude honors to Kailua’s Brittney Louis-Soares, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine to Kaneohe’s Stacee Kim. OSU also awarded bachelor’s degrees to Hauula’s Pasza Maiava-Pouvave, Waimanalo’s Irenelei Kamelo, Kailua’s Tara Imamura, Kiersten Kuwaye, Nathan Laxo, Cameron Lee, Jason Medeiros, Jasmine Pahukula, Brendan Tourek and Ka’anoi Zuttermeister; and Kaneohe’s Allison Hirata, Marcus Joy and Micah Nakagawa

Kalaheo High alumna Cara Rosehill graduated May 25 from the University of Delaware amid “gale force winds” on the Newark campus. Another former Mustang, Hillary Ann Wei Yan Wilson-Yue, made the spring dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky University. Hillary is majoring in emergency medical care … Making the spring dean’s list at University of Montana Western were Hauula’s Toagaifasa Mataafa, and Kaneohe’s Wendell Domingo Jr. and Scott Keiter-Charles

Kailua’s Army Reserve Lt. Col. Paul Wilson has graduated from U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania with a master’s in strategic studies. Paul commands the 1st Squadron, 299th Cavalry Regiment in Hilo and is a 25-year military veteran … Windward Community College student Edwin Bruno won a scholarship from Hawaii State FCU, which picked him as one of its “best and brightest” grant recipients for 2013 … Kailua’s Bernadette Mauricio has joined Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties training program for new agents