San Jose JACL Announces 2011 Scholarship Recipients
By 'My P.C.' Contributor
September 9, 2011
Thirteen scholarships were awarded at a luncheon held at the Issei Memorial Building in San Jose, Calif. This year's scholarships totaled $24,250 and were sponsored by individuals/families and organizations and administered by the San Jose JACL.
The recipients are: Christopher Hyde (Leigh High School) $10,000 Kenji & Shizu Sakauye Scholarship; Gregory Hori (Willow Glen High School) $3,000 Kenji Sakauye Memorial Scholarship; Stephanie Fong (St. Francis High School) $2,500 George Masunaga Endowment Scholarship; Amanda Drennan (Willow Glen High School) $2,000 Phil Matsumura Community Scholarship; Kenneth Matsumoto (Piedmont Hills High School) $750 San Jose JACL Chapter Award and $500 Lanette Yoneko Hayakawa Memorial Scholarship;
Kathleen Doi (Westmont High School) $1,000 Masuo B. Nakamura Memorial Scholarship; Katie Kobashigawa (Mt. View High School) $1,000 Ninja Youth Foundation Scholarship; Joseph Hala'ufia (Aragon High School) $1,000 Ninja Youth Foundation Scholarship; Erin Takeda (Notre Dame High School) $750 Ray & Lucy Matsumoto Business Scholarship; Richard Shinagawa (Piedmont Hills High School) $750 San Jose JACL Chapter Award; Stephanie Nakamae (Notre Dame High School) $500 San Jose CYS Scholarship; Kyle Tsukamoto (Archbishop Mitty High School) $500 San Jose CYS Scholarship; and Kevin Kai (Bellarmine College Preparatory) $500 Karl Kinaga Memorial Scholarship.
Members of the scholarship committee are: Gary Jio, Dr. Mitsu Kumagai, Joyce Oyama, and Sharon Uyeda, chair.Printer-friendly version