Three East Hawaii students were selected to receive $1,000 scholarships each from the Kinoole Farmers Market.
The student were chosen for their outstanding academics and their service to agriculture.
• is a Honokaa High School graduate and in her junior year at Colorado State University majoring in ecosystem science and sustainability with a minor in watershed management.
She interned at Costa Farms in North Carolina, the second-largest industrial nursery in the country where she had the opportunity to work with different growers.
Sanchez is the daughter of Jaymie Sanchez.
was valedictorian of his class at Keaau High School, made the dean’s list his freshman year at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, where is a sophomore majoring in computer science.
Tagalicud works on his family’s farm and says communication, finance management and technology training are partners for agriculture success and growth.
Tagalicud is the son of Rodrigo and Gloria Tagalicud.
a Christian Liberty Academy graduate, is a junior at UH-Hilo majoring in tropical horticulture. He made the dean’s list his freshman and sophomore years. He works in the family-operated anthurium business Green Point Nurseries and aspires to do agricultural work and research in the state.
Tanouye is the son of Eric and Lolita Tanouye.