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Eight Scholarships Awarded

Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Eight scholarships were awarded at the National Tongan American Society's Reef of Today is the Island of Tomorrow graduate recognition and scholarship ceremony.


SLPD Chief Mike Brown poses with graduates and Charlene Lui.

The annual ceremony was held on Saturday, June 8th at the Mana Academy Charter School. The eight scholarships were privately funded by organizations and families in the Tongan community.


Scholarship awardees are:


DR. NIA AITA'OTO SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Siaosi Fatafehi Kaihau Heimuli

High School: Taylorsville High School (Granite District)

Parent(s): Halamehi & the Late Kalauti Heimuli


TAU SEIULI SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Margarita Nau Satini

High School: East High School (Granite District)

Parent(s): John & Lisia Satini


MA'U TOFI'A SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Langilangi Ilaisaane Mavae

High School: Springville High School (Nebo District)

Parent(s): Mele Mavae


'INOKE AND EMILI LAUKAU LANGI SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Salote Monica Kinikini

High School: Herriman High School (Jordan District)

Parent(s): Leilini & Marie Kinikini

NATIONAL TONGAN AMERICAN SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Pita 'Otulau Tua'one

High School: Timpview High School (Provo District)

Parent(s): Viliata & Tupou Tua'one


TONGA & 'ANA MALOHIFO'OU SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Nanuma Victoria Lavulavu

High School: American Fork High School (Alpine District)

Parent(s): Siosifa & Maheikau Lavulavu


TAMATOA KAVA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Jaxson Kaisa Shah Lui

High School: Timpanogos High School (Alpine District)

Parent(s): Jenohn Lui & grandson of Charlene & the late Kaisa Lui


USO STRONG KAVA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Maleini Amelia Megan Tanaki

College/University: New Mexico Highlands University

Parent(s): Pita & Setaita Tanaki


O.K.B. KAVA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

2019 Recipient: Silia ‘Ilaise Ka’ili

High School: Bingham High School (Jordan District)

Parent(s): Orson & Leutu Ka’ilis


Congratulations to all scholarship winners and best of luck in your academic endeavors!


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