Jeannette Kent has been awarded the Friends of the Hilo Library Scholarship for the spring 2010 term. This $1,000 scholarship is given to a deserving graduate student on the Big Island. The Friends of the Hilo Library Scholarship is based on financial need as well as past academic performance and accomplishments. Students must be classified graduate students in the Library and Information Science Program. They must be currently enrolled for a minimum of three LIS credits.