Sidelines for Thursday, May 31, 2007

• Waimea’s Newcomb, Durant receive scholarships

• Chamber to golf for scholars at Po‘ipu course

• The Club at Hanalei hosts tennis and swim camp

Waimea’s Newcomb, Durant receive scholarships

Waimea High School’s Menehune Booster Club presented the Richard M. Doi athletic scholarship to senior Christopher Newcomb last week. Newcomb, son of Earl and Carolyn Newcomb of Waimea received an award of $500.

Fellow senior Moani Durant received the Bunji Shimomura athletic scholarship. Durant, daughter of Roland and Kristy Durant of Pakala, also received $500.

Each year the Menehune Booster Club presents scholarships to a male and female recipient.

Nominees are selected for this scholarship based on the following:

• A graduating senior athlete

• Exemplifies the Menehune spirit of good character

• Discipline

• Loyalty

• Commitment

In a related story, Waimea High School hosted its annual athletic banquet last Saturday in which the school honored its top athletes of the year.

Both Newcomb and Durant were awarded the top honors of Outstanding Male and Female athletes of the year. Newcomb received the MVP for varsity football and basketball; Durant for varsity softball and basketball.

Kelly Joyce also received two awards: MVP air riflery and Army Scholar Athlete Female. Leslyn Ibara received the MVP award for varsity soccer and golf.

For a complete list of those athletes, see today’s Scoreboard on B2.

Chamber to golf for scholars at Po‘ipu course

Starting at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, June 10, the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual scholarship tournament to benefit three high school students who plan to pursue a business major in college and one exemplary Kaua‘i Community College business education graduate.

More than 40 local businesses are sponsoring the chamber event, including the Kapa‘a and ‘Ele‘ele shopping centers. Last year’s high school scholarship recipients were awarded $1,000 checks. The community college student received a $200 savings bond.

A luncheon will follow the golf tournament.

The cost is $38 per person for the lunch alone or $125 to golf and eat.

For more information on the chamber’s event, call Carol at 245-7363.

The Club at Hanalei hosts tennis and swim camp

The Club at Hanalei Bay is now accepting applications for its first annual tennis and swim camp for keiki between the ages of 6 and 16.

The camp will start from June 11 to 15 and continue through the end of summer.

The camp will be limited to 30 kids per week. Camp times are 8 a.m. to 12 noon each day.

For more information, all Koko Chang at 826-6522 ext. 1025.


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