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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker alumnus Tarnas receives Hughes Fellowship

MEDIA RELEASE Jesse Tarnas, a 2012 graduate of Parker School, recently received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Summer Research Fellowship at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. The fellowship will support Tarnas, currently an astronomy student and rising sophomore at Wesleyan, in conducting research on exoplanets (planets that exist outside of our solar system). The […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker debaters earn national recognition

MEDIA RELEASE The Parker School debate team has earned membership into the National Forensic League’s (NFL) prestigious 100 Club due to its performance throughout the 2011-2012 school year. The school is one of four in the state of Hawaii to gain this recognition. To become a member of the 100 club, national teams must earn […]

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Parker School in Waimea. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Parker Students compete in debate nationals

MEDIA RELEASE Recent Parker School graduate Jesse Tarnas and soon to be senior Tyler McCullough traveled to compete in the National Forensic League Tournament June 11-15 in Indianapolis, Ind. Tarnas and McCullough made it through six rounds in the Lincoln-Douglas Category, Tarnas through six rounds in Supplemental Debate, and McCullough through three rounds of Supplemental […]

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Tarnas awarded NSLI for Youth scholarship

‘My aunt pointed this program out to me. I’m not sure how she found it, but I’m sure glad she did!’

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Parker School debaters sweep state championship

Parker School debaters sweep state championship

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School’s debate team shone at the State Forensic Championship at Kamehameha and Punahou Schools on Oahu this past weekend where 18 schools competed. Twenty-one Parker debate students qualified for the state tournament. Parker senior Jesse Tarnas earned first place and therefore is state champion in the Championship Lincoln-Douglas debate category. Parker senior […]

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Parker’s Tarnas places in state Shakespeare contest

Parker’s Tarnas places in state Shakespeare contest

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School senior Jesse Tarnas earned third place at the statewide Shakespeare Recitation Contest on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Punahou School in Honolulu. He performed Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104 and a monologue from Hamlet. Tarnas’ third place prize included a volume of Shakespeare’s works, tickets to all three productions of the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival […]

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Parker’s Tarnas tops debate state qualifying tournament

Parker’s Tarnas tops debate state qualifying tournament

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School senior Jesse Tarnas brought home the first place trophy in the Championship Lincoln-Douglas category from the Iolani Debate State Qualifying Tournament on Oahu. Tarnas and 19 of his debate teammates flew Feb. 17 to Honolulu to compete in the two-day tournament against 15 other schools, including Punahou, Iolani and Kamehameha. “It […]

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Shakespeare Recitation Contest at Parker School

Shakespeare Recitation Contest at Parker School

MEDIA RELEASE On Jan. 26, seven Parker School students competed in the Shakespeare Recitation Contest sponsored by the English Speaking Union. Senior Jesse Tarnas won the competition with his performance of a monologue from Hamlet. He will represent Parker School Feb. 25 at the state competition on Oahu. — Find out more: www.parkerschool.net

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Parker debate team second at state tournament

Parker debate team second at state tournament

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School’s debate team tied with Punahou School for second place at a 16-team, statewide tournament Nov. 12 at Kahuku High School on Oahu. Twenty-four Parker high school students traveled to participate in the tournament, where Iolani School took first place. “It’s very gratifying to see how well our students match up with […]

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