The Monsignor Charles A. Kekumano “Noblesse Oblige” Award for Services is given to persons who devote their talent to the service of others. It honors those who give both example and meaning to Maryknoll’s motto, Noblesse Oblige – “to whom much is given, much is expected”.
The Monsignor Charles A. Kekumano Scholarship was established in 1998 and is awarded annually to a returning Maryknoll student who will be a junior or senior during the following academic year. An additional 15 Kekumano scholarships is be awarded yearly to 5 high school students, 5 middle school students, and 5 elementary students starting at students entering the 4th grade.
In addition to demonstrating financial need, the recipient must have a solid academic record and evidence the spirit of both Maryknoll School and Charles A. Kekumano – a spirit that takes the teachings of the Catholic faith and puts them into action serving others, showing a keen interest in both the school and greater communities, and working towards the promotion of justice.
Previous Kekumano Scholars
2015-2016 Jenna Okura
2014-2015 Natalie Kamada
2013-2014 Katelyn Domdoma
2012-2013 Emerald Leong
2011-2012 Josh Dela Luna
2010-2011 Jason Lau
2009-2010 Keenan Kurihara
2008-2009 Chasen St. Onge
2007-2008 Cheri Amas
2006-2007 Jason Leong-Yep
2005-2006 Anthony Lo
2004-2005 Anthony Luafalealo
2003-2004 Jennifer Manuzak
2002-2003 Tim Dolan
2001-2002 JoAnne Ignacio
2000-2001 Shalei Bissen-Kealohi
1999-2000 Darlene Ramones
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in 1927, Maryknoll School is Oahu’s largest coeducational, Catholic
School serving students from kindergarten through grade 12, enrolling
nearly 1,400 students of diverse ethnic, geographic and socioeconomic
backgrounds. Our Catholic learning environment is designed to support
all our students, nearly half of whom are not Catholic.
At Maryknoll, we instill in our students the value of social responsibility and academic rigor. Our motto, Noblesse Oblige,
means "To whom much is given, much is expected," and is the core of our
mission. Within the context of the Catholic tradition of education,
Maryknoll School educates young people in Hawaii and prepares them to
make lasting contributions to society.
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