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Bailee Taeza

Bailee is the daughter of Matthew and Lani Taeza.  She plans to attend Pacific University with a major in Bioinformatics with an intent in Pre-Med before pursuing her doctorate.  Through numerous activities, clubs and volunteer work, Bailee has acquired outstanding leadership and communication skills.  She was elected Class President for the last three years.  Among other volunteer work, Bailee has served at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital for four years.  She has competed in KIF golf, air riflery, volleyball, and has attended off-island leadership conferences.  After college, Bailee intends to return home and continue giving back to her community.

Geneva Dela Cruz

Geneva is the daughter of Gregory and Evangeline Dela Cruz.  She will be attending the University of Hawaii and plans to follow in her mother’s footsteps, becoming a pediatrician.  Geneva feels a need to assist those who are less fortunate.  After beginning her career she hopes to donate time and money to third world countries.  Geneva has been a volunteer at local hospitals, elementary schools and her church.  She was also a member of multiple clubs such as Key Club, Diversity Club, and the Kaua’i High School bowling team.  Geneva’s dream is build non-profit hospitals in the Philippines and a pediatric trauma center on Kauai.

Jacky Lin

Jacky is the son Li Zun Lin.  His career goals are to find and develop innovative solutions to our most pressing issues.  Jacky will attend Stanford and pursue a degree in applied mathematics while electing classes that suit his interests in social entrepreneurship.  He has spent much of his free time volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club as a youth counselor and guide.  Jacky was also the team captain for the Science Olympiad and president of the Cyber Patriot and Chess Club.  Through education, Jacky is empowered by his quest for knowledge.



Athena Abadilla

Meihong Lin

Melia Okura



Lauryn Fleming

Kayla Ishida

Melia Takakusagi



Regina Miner

Casey Nakamura

Kiana Pigao



Lucas Gushikuma

Trevor McCracken

Dawn Mones



John Medeiros

Travis Navarro

Angelica Tran



Lyle Nemeth

David Ochoco

Chas Okamoto



Natasha Abadilla

Abigail Iloreta

Daisy Liberato