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  • Nakamoto Named 2017 Presidential Scholar

    Rachel Breitweser ’03
    Posted May 12, 2017

    Punahou senior Carter Nakamoto has been named a 2017 Presidential Scholar from Hawai‘i. Nakamoto is among 161 high school seniors across the country chosen from a pool of over 5,100 invited qualifying graduating seniors. Another Hawai‘i student, Emily Yang of Kalani High School, was also named as Presidential Scholar.

  • Two Punahou Seniors Honored as Presidential Scholars

    Rachel Breitweser ’03
    Posted May 9, 2016

    Punahou seniors Michael Chen and Eileen Liu have been named 2016 Presidential Scholars from Hawai‘i. Chen and Liu are among 160 students across the country chosen from a pool of 5,600 qualifying graduating seniors. Another Hawai‘i student, Joseph Fujinami of Mililani High School, was named as Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education.

  • Punahou Senior Named Presidential Scholar

    Posted July 17, 2011

    Harvard-bound Kimberly Schaefer ’11 was selected as a 2011 Presidential Scholar. She is one of two Hawai‘i high school seniors and among 141 students across the nation chosen from a pool of 3,000 qualifying graduating seniors.

  • Burniske Named 2008 Presidential Scholar

    Posted July 17, 2008

    This past May, Christopher W. Burniske ’08 received one of the nation’s highest honors, becoming one of 139 outstanding seniors from across the United States to be named a 2008 Presidential Scholar.

  • Seki Named 2006 Presidential Scholar

    Posted July 1, 2006

    Scott Seki has been selected as one of Hawaii’s two Presidential Scholars for 2006. A very well-rounded young man, known for his sense of humor, Scott’s interests are wide-ranging and his talents run deep.

  • Ogilvie Named 2005 Presidential Scholar

    Posted July 1, 2005

    In 2005, for the second year in a row, a Punahou student was named as one of the nation's 20 most distinguished graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts.

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