2010 Solipsys Kaua`i Island Scholarship Winners Announced
KAUAI, Hawaii (March 1, 2011) – Raytheon Solipsys named the winners of its 11th annual Kauai Island Scholarship Contest.
This year’s theme, Disasters and Technology, focused on how technology can be used to help to predict and/or minimize a pending disaster or how technology might be used after a disaster to respond to and manage the event.
Four categories of students competed for first, second and third place prizes. The contest was open to all students living on Kaua’i and ran from September 28 through November 16, 2010. Entries were judged by Solipsys employees at the Solipsys office in Lihue.
“Congratulations to our scholarship winners,” said Mark Trenor, president of Raytheon Solipsys. “We are once again pleased to be able to offer the opportunity for Kaua`i students to show how important technology is to Kaua’i.”
The winners are:
For the 1st through 3rd grade category:
- First Place – Wailana Marvin, Hanalei Elementary School
- Second Place – Luke Sullivan, Hawaii Technology Academy
- Third Place – Nate Sullivan, Hawaii Technology Academy
- First Place – Brodie Noice, Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
- Second Place – Sabrina Marvin, Hanalei Elementary School
- Third Place – Koa Cierras, Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
- First Place – Emily Evans, Waimea Canyon Middle School
- First Place – David Ochoco, Kauai High School
- Second Place – Elson Tanimoto, Kauai High School
Students from grades 1-3 submitted a poster; grades 4-12 a PowerPoint presentation.
This year students celebrated their achievement at a lunch at Dukes Canoe Club. Parents, teachers, the Kauai Complex Superintendent, as well as Raytheon Solipsys employees were all in attendance.
Raytheon Solipsys has locations in the West Kauai Technology and Visitor Center in Waimea and in Lihu`e on Pahe`e Street.
Raytheon Solipsys is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company. Headquartered in the Maple Lawn campus in Fulton, Maryland along the I-95 corridor between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., it is part of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems reporting through Global Business Operations. The company specializes in creating and applying its innovative software solutions to command and control, information shared awareness, deep sensor reach, aircraft control, air defense, disaster management, and time-critical decision making.
Congratulations to the winners! (Back row—l-r: Scott Hartman; Ronald Munzer; William Arakaki, Kauai Complex Superintendent; Emily Evans; Oliver Grillmeyer; Linda Burnz. Front row—l-r: Elson Tanimoto; Sabrina Marvin; David Ochoco; Wailana Marvin; Luke Sullivan; Koa Cierras; Nate Sullivan and Brodie Noice)