ASG awards 10 scholarships to ASCC graduates

The Scholarship fund of the American Samoa Government awarded 10 scholarships and approved 16 applications for student loans for students who recently graduated from the American Samoa Community College .

 

During the ASCC graduation, member of the Board of Higher Education and Human Resources Director, Le’i Sonny Thompson congratulated the graduates and those who were fortunate to have been granted scholarships and student loans from the government. Those who were awarded scholarships who are attending off Island colleges and universities are as follows:

 

Mary Cheung-Fuk -University  of Hawai’i-Hilo Major in Sociology

 

Fa’asalafa Kitiona -University of Hawai’i-Hilo Major in Marine Science

 

Faiai R Moliga -Washington State University Major in Civil Engineering

 

Grace Felise -University of Hawai’i-Hilo Major in Mathematics

 

Pearl Sheck -Chaminade University Major in Criminal Justice

 

Randall P Fitisone -University of Advancing Tech Major in Computer Science

 

Tala Ropeti -Andrews University of Michigan Major in Social Studies

 

Tu’ulalo Farani -University of Kentucky Major in History

 

Ulysses Hopkinson- Academy of Arts University Major in Game Design

 

The government also offered a scholarship for a B.E.D at the ASCC for Tonya Tuigamala.

 

Students who were granted applications for ASG Student loans are as follows:

 

Akenese Salu -University of Hawai’i-Hilo Major in Computer Science

 

Arletta Peau -University of Hawai’i-Manoa Major in Biology  

 

Charisma Fano -University of Nevada-Vegas Major in Mathematics

 

Fa’ailoilo Ma Soon -University of Hawai’i-Hilo Major in Communications

 

Helga F Lefiti -California State University East Bay Major in English

 

Henrietta Pulou -New Mexico State University Major in Journalism

 

Hillary L Chong -University of Hawai’i-Manoa Major in Meteorology

 

Iupelisiliva Pei -Chaminade University Major in Criminal Justice

 

Lemafo’e Lauti -Brigham Young University Idaho Major in Political Science

 

Magic Aueomoelogo -University of Hawai’i West Oahu Major in Business Administration

 

Meilani Aioino -Brigham Young University Major in Accounting

 

Pierre Su’a Ulufale -Embry Riddle University Major in Aviation

 

Raisa Ongosia -University of Hawaii-Manoa Major in Political Science

 

Scott Manning -University of Hawaii-Hilo Major in Administrative of Justice

 

Tofagaoali’i A La’a -Washington State University Major in Political Science

 

Valentine Vaeoso -University of Hawaii-Hilo Major in Marine Science.   

 

According to Le’i,  students attending off island schools are to receive $4,000 per year, while local scholarship for the ASCC is $2,000.

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