Grove Farm Scholar
California State University at Long Beach
Leonila Fulgencio, Kauaʻi High, plans to attend California State University at Long Beach with aspirations of studying nursing. In addition to graduating at the top of her class, she was involved with Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Nature Club, Leo Club, and the Kaua‘i to College Bridge Program. She is passionate about helping others. During the pandemic, she was proactive in finding ways to serve, including sewing masks and coordinating a clothing drive at her school. Leonila is also the younger sister of 2019 scholar Mayumi Fulgencio.