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13 Unit 6 principals nominated for Excellence in School Leadership award

March 30, 2015

                                                                                                                                      Photo: Island Insurance Hawaii

The Island Insurance Foundation has recognized 13 outstanding Unit 6 public school principals nominated for its 11th Annual Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.

The Island Insurance Foundation presented each nominee with a $1,000 personal cash award and commemorative plaque. The recipient of the annual award will be announced on April 30, 2015.

The selected principal will receive a $10,000 personal cash award and an additional $15,000 for a school project of his or her choice. Two semifinalists will receive a $2,000 personal cash award.

The 13 Unit 6 public school principals are:

  • Bruce Anderson, Maui High School
  • Dean Cevallos, Keaau High School
  • Frank Fernandes, Kaimuki Middle School
  • Shelley Ferrara, Mauka Lani Elementary School
  • Steve Franz, King Kamehameha III Elementary School
  • Debra Knight, Nanaikapono Elementary School
  • Stacie Kunihisa, Kanoelani Elementary School
  • Corey Nakamura, Wilcox Elementary School
  • Deborah Nekomoto, Kapunahala Elementary School
  • Dennis O’Brien, E.B. DeSilva Elementary School
  • James Sunday, Radford High School
  • Malaea Wetzel, Haleiwa Elementary School
  • Sean Wong, Ala Wai Elementary School

Click here to learn more about the Masayuki Tokioka Excellence in School Leadership Award.

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