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Grove Farm Scholar

Jeanine Longboy

2024 Grove Farm Scholar

Jeanine Longboy

Standford University
Human Biology

Jeanine is a Kauaʻi High School graduate and will be attending Stanford University to study human biology to become a Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician. Jeanine interned at Wilcox Medical Center, which solidified her career aspirations. She has been active in cross country, tennis, and several clubs including the National Honor Society (NHS), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Key Club, and Student Council. She was also involved with her high school jazz band and symphony program, and she is an accomplished musician who is able to play five instruments.

Jeanine is described by her teachers as contagiously happy and humbly intelligent with a vibrant and positive personality that her peers flock to and appreciate. She impressed our scholarship interview panel with her passion for biology and dedication to healthcare. In addition to her involvement in sports, clubs and electives, she volunteered with nonprofit organization Mālama Hulēʻia, where she researched phytoplankton species in the ‘Alekoko Fishpond. Her efforts in applying scientific knowledge to real-world environmental issues assisted the organization in enhancing their restoration plans to strengthen the native ecosystem.