The HPU College of Communication
awarded three scholarships to local students at the Hawai‘i
Publisher’s Association High School Journalism Awards
banquet April 29 at the Pagoda Hotel. Teresa Bell of Waialua
High School, Jermel-Lynn Quillopa of Moanalua High School,
and Krystal Duldulao of James Campbell High School were honored,
along with dozens of other journalism students from across
Teresa Bell is the daughter of Teresita Bell and a senior at
Waialua High School, where her newspaper advisor is Gail Kuroda.
Teresa is an honor student and a starter on both the varsity
basketball and volleyball teams. A student leader since her freshman
year, she was last year Sergeant-at-Arms for the entire school
assembly and is this year student body treasurer and senior class
representative. She is employed at the Aloha General Store and
volunteers as a care provider for children at her church.
Jermel-Lynn Quillopo is the daughter of Imeda Ulangca and Jerry
Quillopo. She is a senior at Moanalua High School where her newspaper
advisor is Liane Voss. Jermel has been an honor student for the
past six years and is active in several clubs: Interact, Science,
Spanish, and Surf. Jermel serves as student association senator
and chair of the Student Association Concerns Committee. She
has been on the girls wrestling team for the past four years.
In her spare time, she volunteers for the Kokua Kalihi Valley
Health Center and St. Theresa’s Church.
Krystle Grande Duldulao is the daughter of Millie and Fernando
Duldulao. A senior at James Campbell High School, Crystal is
an honor student, a member of student government, and a colorguard.
She is active in the Leo Club, the Hiking Club, National Honor
Society, and the Toastmasters Club Youth Leadership Program.
Normally the University, in conjunction with the Hawai‘i
Publishers Association, awards four scholarships. “One
student declined,” said Varner, “but these three
have all confirmed that they will enroll at HPU this fall and
will accept the scholarships.”
The scholarships are renewable 75 percent tuition waivers
that can be applied to every semester until the undergraduate
is completed. Students may major in any one of the six undergraduate
degrees offered by the College of Communication: advertising,
communication, journalism, corporate communication, speech,
public relations, or visual communication.