Kapiolani Community College announces 2006 recipients of Honda Scholarships for International StudyKapiʻolani Community College
HONOLULU — The Honda International Center at Kapiʻolani Community College has announced the recipients of the 2006 Honda Scholarship for International Study. Kyndra Love of Kapiʻolani Community College and David Pesquira of Leeward Community College were selected to receive the scholarships, which provide support for University of Hawaiʻi community college students who wish to incorporate an international experience into their academic program.
Love will be attending the Korea Language Institute at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, for the 2006-2007 academic year. Her career goal is to become a professional interpreter. Love was awarded $5,000.
Pesquira, who was awarded $3,000, will be participating in the Go Away program in Salamanca, Spain. His career goal is to become a business owner targeting the Hispanic market in the United States.
Awarded annually, the Honda Scholarship for International Study supports students in any field of study who participate in University of Hawaiʻi exchange programs or semester or academic year study abroad programs sponsored by other institutions. Students who are in at least their second semester of study at any of the seven UH community college campuses are eligible to apply.
ABOUT THE HONDA INTERNATIONAL CENTER AT KAPIʻOLANI CC
The Honda International Center at Kapiʻolani Community College provides services, activities and support in the area of international education to the Kapiʻolani campus community as well as the other six community colleges in the University of Hawaiʻi system. The center was established through a generous donation by Paul S. Honda, a community leader and internationalist. For more information about the center and the services provided, visit www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/object/hondainternationalcenter.html.
For more information, visit: http://www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/object/hondainternationalcenter.html