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Masaya and Miyoko Miyao scholarship awards


Guards Kevin Bruce (senior, Phillips Ranch, CA) and Dayna Jandoc (sophomore, Honolulu, HI) are the recipients of the Masaya & Miyoko Miyao Scholarships at the University of Hawaii at Hilo for the spring 2010 semester as announced by the UHH Office of Intercollegiate Athleitcs.

Nominated by their respective coaches, recipients exhibit strong team spirit, demonstrate enthusiasm for the game and motivate other players.

The scholarship was established by Vulcan Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Wayne Miyao. He raised $25,000 to endow an athletic scholarship fund that he established at UH Hilo in honor of his parents, Masaya and Miyoko Miyao, who had a hardware and gift store for years on Mamo Street in Hilo. His desire to give to the community reflects the values and examples set by his parents.

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