2013 Nancy Wong Yee ACUW Scholarship – Sybil Kyi, ACUW Special Scholarships

posted Nov 25, 2013, 7:23 PM by Acuw Hawaii

At the June 1, 2013 ACUW meeting, Sheena Rei Choy was awarded the $1,000 Nancy Wong Yee Scholarship. Sheena graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute in 2012 with a 4.25 GPA and is presently a sophomore at Pepperdine University. She will be studying in the Pepperdine study abroad program at Fudan University in Shanghai for the 2013-2014 academic year to pursue Chinese studies and gain fluency in speaking Mandarin. Sheena has a wide range of interests and community activities in founding a literacy program for homeless children called “Beads for Books”, assisting in tutoring ESL students at Lunalilo Elementary School, holding a black belt in karate, serving aa co-captain of the Pepperdine Taekwondo team and as an officer member of the Pepperdine’s Model United Nations.