Scholar Athlete Achievement Awards go to seniors who earn at least a 3.33 cumulative GPA, a minimum of three Punahou varsity sports letters spanning at least two school years, one of which must be earned in the senior year, and receive no citizenship grade below B during their junior and senior years.
Recognizes dedication and a long-time commitment to athletics. Athletes must earn three varsity letters in one sport or four or more varsity letters in two or more sports.
Every year, the O-Men and Pa`ani organizations jointly present an Athlete of the Year award to a boy and girl from each Academy grade level. These awards are:
C. Dudley Pratt Award
Senior Athlete of the Year
The honor, initiated in 1957, is awarded to the graduating seniors (male and female) who have contributed the most to Punahou athletics by athletic achievement and sportsmanship during their high school careers, as determined by the school coaching staff.
McEldowney-Matthias Memorial Award
Junior Athlete of the Year
A koa bowl presented in 1947 by the Class of 1938 in memory of their classmates, Robert A. McEldowney and Gwynn Matthias, casualties of World War II, goes to the boy and girl making the best contributions in citizenship, scholarship and athletics in the junior class. The winners' names are engraved on this perpetual trophy, and each winner receives an individual koa bowl.
Sophomore Athlete of the Year Award
This award, started in 1992, recognizes the grade 10 girl athlete and grade 10 boy athlete who have demonstrated "ability, team spirit, dedication and support of others."
Billy Weaver '62 Award
Freshman Athlete of the Year
The Billy Weaver Memorial Trophy was initiated in 1959 by the Class of 1962 and is dedicated to Billy Weaver, "whose warm friendship and honest ways have won the love and respect of all who knew him." The trophy perpetuating his memory is awarded each year to the outstanding freshman athlete - sportsman and sportswoman.