The Hawaii Preparatory Academy awarded diplomas to 84 members of the Class of 2013 at commencement exercises May 24 at Castle Gymnasium.
Arati Clarry, director of alumni and student programs, gave the commencement address. Zoe Sims, a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar, received the Headmaster’s Award and was named the Senior Scholar.
During a senior awards ceremony on May 23, the following seniors also received awards: Founder’s Award, Lauren Pries; Walter Liu ‘65 Memorial Leadership Award, Dane Uy; Kevin Kitagawa ‘77 Memorial Bootstrap Award, Yung-Yang Lan; Phyllis A. Richards Theatre Arts Award, Lauren Richards; Spirit of 2012 Award, Jellian Cuartero and Ryuta Yoda; Athletes of the Year, Zoe Sims and Jovan Crnic.
The graduates were: Eigoro Akai, Jah‘nae Ayoso-Purdy, Madison Shephard Bartlett, Jessica Kamoani Benioni, Catherine Hartley Bradley, Connor Mitchell Bradley, Michaela Kathryn Byrnes, Hao-Wen Chang, Charles Lopaka Chavez, Jevin Ervin Kekuaokalani Ching, Zeke Kuakini Chong, Lucas Eugene Cohen, Jovan Crnic, Jellian Cuartero, Jingchen Cui, Parker William Cushnie, Kamaha‘o Kawehimaikalani DeSilva, Kailani Maria DeVille, Emily Megan Chin Dotts, Nina Lani Enos, Emily Violet Evans, Jasmine Kapuaokalani Fojas, Seung Yoon Han, Micah Yoshinobu Hanano, Max Ryu Hirata, Katherine Ellis Holdcroft, Lily Adelae Hoskinson-Weinstein, Steven Kwan-Chung Hung, Hyun Jin Hwang, JiHee Hwang, Hallie Ann McClaran Jacobson, Emily Rose Johnson, Hiroki Kawakami, Rachel Elizabeth Kennon, Kiernan John Kilkenny, Grant Myles Kirkpatrick, Camille Tsurue Kiyota, Remy Koppes, Yung-Yang Lan, Feng Huang Leander, Sun Ho Lee, Pele-Maree Levy-Strauss, Qiumin Liang, Bhillie Desiree Luciani, Justin Richard Macy, Denis Mannschatz, Collin Francis McKenna, Duncan Mortier Michael, Yuka Motokawa, Bryee Ho‘o-Mau Anuhea Nihipali, Risako Ninomiya, Dylan La‘akea Oakes, Keisuke Ohtaka, Kelcy Haruyo Ozaki, Kawaiola Li-Ann Peck, Thomasine Leilani Peebles, Audrey Caitlin Pigott, Reeves Iokepa Police, Sinuanua Leihulu Fiaalii Potts, Lauren Taylor Pries, Kian Joseph Quinlan, Yoon Jung Rho, Lauren Alexandria Richards, Iosefa Aofaga Rocha-Tufaga, Ju Ri Seo, Tatiana Emakus Kramer Shoniber, Angelica Joan Shumov, Zoe Claire Sims, WalterDavis Kaimiike Stevens, Lilianna Kathryn Stewart, Musashi Takahashi, Samuel E. Tuhy, Dane Kualono o la‘akea Uy, Crissia Elizabeth Vaughn, Ryan David Vazquez, Sharon Joy Whatmore, Briana Noel Wilson, Draysen Taylor Wilson, Leila-Marie Tehaavi M. Wong, Yi Qing Xu, Juan Yarawamai, Ryuta Yoda, and Wei Jie Zhang.