LIHUE — Kauai High School graduating senior Madison Rayno is ready for the city life, she said Tuesday night during the Kiwanis Club of Kauai meeting at the Ho‘okipa Cafe at the Puakea Golf Course.
“I’m going to the University of Hawaii at Manoa,” said Rayno, past president of the Kauai High School Key Club and Recognition Chair as well as a Spirit Committee member. “I’m studying biology with an orientation toward nursing.”
Rayno, holder of a 3.4 grade point average, has been a Key Club member since her freshman year and has volunteered nearly 370 hours to community service.
“I want to explore how life is outside of Kauai. Once I get my degree, I plan to come back and work here,” said the daughter of Scott Rayno and Sylvia Salud-Rayno.
Rayno was one of three recipients of $1,000 scholarships presented by Patrick Ono of the Kiwanis Club of Kauai.
Kyle Arron Morden, son of Gally and Catherine Morden, received the second scholarship to help him with his studies in business and marketing at the Western Oregon University. Morden holds a GPA of 3.3 and is the Kauai High School Key Club Division news editor and island coordinator.
Morden has volunteered nearly 340 hours to community service.
Kasen Tone, daughter of Byron and Jennifer Tone, is a member of the Kapaa High School Key Club where she serves as the vice president of membership. With a current GPA of 4.2, Tone is heading to Boston College where she intends to study biology.
Since 1989,the Kiwanis Club of Kauai has provided $79,000 in scholarships for Key Club members on Kauai.