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Former Cross-Country Runner Featured at WHS Library

International Model, Jaclynn Joseph

   A former Waiakea High School cross-country runner has been inducted into this year’s Na Mea Kupaianaha O Waiakea – “All that is extraordinary and wonderful about Waiakea High School.”

    Under the guidance of WHS librarian and project coordinator, Gloria Kobayashi, my daughter, Jaclynn Joseph, www.jaclynnjoseph.com,  along with 26 other outstanding alumni were inducted into this year’s honored class.

MMA Mike Aina

Mixed Martial Artist, Michael Aina, was also inducted into this year’s alumni class.

    Kobayashi’s foundations goal is to raise a million dollars to be used to continue the high academic standards of the school and to support various projects.

   Contributions to the Foundation are welcomed at anytime and checks may be made out to the Waiakea High School Foundation, 155 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720.

   You can also contact Kobayashi at Gloria_Kobayashi@notes.k12.hi.us should you have any questions concerning the project.

   The public is encouraged to stop by the library during school hours to view the exhibit, which now features 136 Waiakea High alumni and their careers.

July 12, 2010 - Posted by | Events, Mixed Martial Arts | , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Right on Jacylnn!

    And congrats to the proud father!

    It takes strong parents to make strong children… You have done well Mr. Joseph!

    Comment by Damon | July 12, 2010 | Reply

  2. What a great honor for such a deserving young woman!
    I know this is just the beginning of great things to come from those young people honored in Na Mea Kupaianaha O Waiakea.

    Comment by RAJ | July 13, 2010 | Reply


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