Congratulations go out to Mara Paio and Jenny Yamamoto who are this year’s recipients of the Hawaii Association of School Librarians scholarship. Mara is employed as a reading tutor at Kealakehe Elementary School on the island of Hawaii and is serving as a cataloging intern in two National Park Service libraries. She plans to do her school library practicum at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy K-8 Library and earn her MLISc degree in December 2012.
A former Food Science and Nutrition teacher, Jenny is currently employed as the Senior Project Coordinator at Leilehua High School. In her position, Jenny collaborates with teachers, librarians and students to bring rigor and relevance to the senior project research process. She expects to receive her MLISc degree
in May 2013.
Congratulations, Mara and Jenny!