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HPA student achievers honored

Hawaii Preparatory Academy honored the following upper school students on May 13, for special achievement in academic studies, the arts, athletics, and community service.

Alumni Association Award: Morgan Monahan and Bo Bleckel; John L. Pricher Award: Kimi Cantyne and Alex Siordia; Holi Bergin Memorial Scholarship Award: Bobby Lum; Cy Keala Spencer “Spirit of Aloha” Award: Joshua Ching; Ulrike Katharina “Bieni” Kohler-Johnson Scholarship Award: Erin Evans and Veronica Ladwig; 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar: Zoe Sims; U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award: Zoe Sims and Duncan Michael; Athletic Booster Club Career Athlete Awards: Jasmine Fojas and Kamaha’o DeSilva; Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) Champion Awards: Anu Nihipali, Emma Taylor, and Zoe Sims.

New members of Cum Laude, the school’s honor society: Bo Bleckel, Michaela Byrnes, Mariah Haight, Keli Jackson, Michael Kokal, Miel Krauss, Veronica Ladwig, Yung-Yang Lan, Sun Ho Lee, Duncan Michael, Angie Shumov, Alex Siordia, Michael Spetich, Hannah Twigg-Smith, and Kristiana Van Pernis.

ENGLISH

Mount Holyoke Book Award: Hannah Twigg-Smith; Paul Knauff Award: Emily Johnson; Excellence in English Award: Zoe Sims.

FINE ARTS

Ka Makani Theatre Award: Duncan Michael; Career Performance Award: Angelica Shumov; Phyllis A. Richards Theatre Arts Scholarship: Kimi Cantyne; Vocal Music Award: Audrey Pigott; Instrumental Music Award: Hao-Wen Chang; Andy Ackerman Art Award: Max Hirata; Academy Art Award: Qiumin Liang; Art History Award: Zoe Sims; George Watson Audio-Visual Award: Michael Spetich; Photojournalism Award: Briana Wilson.

MATHEMATICS

Algebra I Award: Zen Simone; Geometry Award: Harmony Graziano; Algebra II/Trigonometry Award: Davy Ragland; Calculus Honors Award: Sok Hwan Lee; AP Calculus Award: Inkeun Chey; AP Statistics Award: Zoe Sims.

MODERN LANGUAGE

Hawaiian Language Award: Leila-Marie Wong; Japanese Language Award: Alina Katase; Spanish Language Award: Kenny Christie; Institute of English Studies Outstanding Progress Award: Hajime Matsui; Institute of English Studies Achievement Award: Keisuke Anzai.

SCIENCE

Joseph Martire Biology Award: Kristiana Van Pernis; Thomas Webb Mar Physics Award: Zoe Sims; Alan Fujimoto Chemistry Award: Hannah Twigg-Smith; Junior Science Scholar: Allex Blacksmith; Environmental Science Scholar Award: Hiro Ueno; Engineering Award: Luigi Balbo Bertone di Sambuy; The Science Award: Bo Bleckel.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Jay Wilder Award for Excellence in History: Jacob McCafferty; Cathy Schmidel Award for Excellence in Social Science: Remy Koppes; Ben Dillingham U.S. History Award: Alex Siordia; University of Pennsylvania Book Award: Tatiana Shoniber.