Tori Ann Ogawa received a $500 scholarship from the Hawaii Association of School Librarians this semester. She was recognized at the HASL Conference held at Kamehameha Schools in March. Tori serves as secretary for both the ALA Student Chapter and Hui Dui.
Along with being an active LIS student, Tori is a part time teacher for the English Language Learner program at Aliamanu Elementary School where she helps students in grades K, 2, 4, and 5 practice reading and learn strategies and phonics to improve their word recognition and comprehension skills. In her lesson plans, she integrates reading across multiple disciplines. Tori enjoys baking and line dancing in her spare time. Congratulations, Tori!