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LIHUE —The Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. awarded $3,000 to Savanah Frisk, a Kapaa High School senior, as one of its 10 district scholarship winners.
The daughter of Jeff Frisk and Cherie Grousset, she is a member of the National Honor Society, a member of the Interact Club, president of the Glee Club, captain of the swim team, an advisory board member of the Kauai Performing Arts Center and assistant director of the Pono Players Volunteer Educational Theater. She has been on the honor roll for all of her high school years.
Two seniors from other Kauai District schools also received $1,000 scholarships:
Tia Morishige of Kauai High School and Wendi Tokuuke of Waimea High School. Morishige is the daughter of Edward Morishige and Kimmie Kau, and Tokuuke is the daughter Val and Carol Tokuuke.
The students were among 63 recipients — one from each of the qualifying public and independent schools in the state — who received scholarships based on academic achievement, community service and financial need. In total, the foundation awarded $99,000 in scholarships this year.
Mamoru and Aiko Takitani founded Hawaiian Host, Inc., manufacturer of Hawaiian Host chocolates, and established the Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation, Inc. to give back to the community by providing the gift of education to the young people of Hawaii.
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