Lee Anne Cox Scholarship names 2012 recipient

LIHU‘E — Lee Anne Cox Sobiech, a 2001 graduate of Kaua‘i High School, wants to give back to students of her alma mater by offering a scholarship. In 2009, she started the Lee Anne Cox Scholarship for Aspiring Engineers.

This annual scholarship of $1,000 is given to a Kaua‘i High School senior who will be majoring in engineering at a four-year college. The 2012 recipient is Kellen Aquino, son of Darnell and Myles Aquino. Kellen is now attending New Mexico State University where he is majoring in Aeronautical Engineering. He was a four-year letterman in baseball at Kaua‘i High School.

The 2011 scholarship winner was Lyle Nemeth, who is majoring in Civil Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Sobiech is a senior systems engineer for Raytheon, a defense contractor, in Pelham, N.H. She received her undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and math at Texas Christian University and her master’s degrees in electrical engineering and engineering management at Duke University. She resides in Massachusetts with her husband, Nate.


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