MEDB Ke Alahele Education Fund Grant Awards 2015-2016

Baldwin High School – $5000

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Baldwin High School – $5000

For preparation and participation in FIRST Robotics tournaments.

Baldwin High School – $5000

To purchase upgraded software and equipment for digital media classes and the digital media school club.

Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award: : Jeremie Amano, Gabriel Rayburn, and King Kekaulike High School – $4000

To recognize the innovative design of an app by Jeremie Amano and Gabriel Rayburn which allows residents to report sightings of different invasive species.

Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award: Amber “Momi” Afelin, Kea’aokahonua Davis, Alexandria Simon, and Molokai High School – $6000

To recognize the innovative research conducted by Amber “Momi” Afelin, Kea’aokahonua Davis, and Alexandria Simon in exploring the possibility of turning algae into a profitable resource.

Daniel K. Inouye Innovation Award: Lily and Sarah Jenkins and Molokai High School – $10,000

To recognize the innovative research  conducted by Lily and Sarah Jenkins on the effect of the Mangroves on Molokai’s reef system.

Haiku Elementary School – $2500

For participation in the annual EdTechTeam Hawaii Summit.

Kamali’i Elementary School – $3000

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Kihei Charter Middle School – $3000

To purchase equipment to enable technology integrated learning.

King Kekaulike High School – $2000

For participation in the annual EdTechTeam Hawaii Summit.

King Kekaulike High School – $4940

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Lahaina Intermediate School – $1921

To purchase computers to enable students to program VEX IQ Robots.

Lahainaluna High School – $2000

For development of a VEX IQ robotics program.

Lahainaluna High School – $5000

For preparation and participation in FIRST Robotics tournaments.

Lokelani Intermediate School – $5000

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Maui High School – $4000

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Maui High School – $4000

For preparation and participation in FIRST Robotics tournaments.

Maui Preparatory School – $3615

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

Maui Waena Intermediate School – $3300

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.

MEDB Women In Technology – $50,000

For facilitation and expansion of student STEM activities and teacher training in Maui, and enhancement of MEDB’s annual Hawai’I STEM conference.

Moloka’i High School Hawaiian Language Immersion Program – $5000

To purchase equipment to enable students to create a monthly televised newscast and a bilingual website to archive STEM activities.

Pukalani Elementary School – $3010

For preparation and participation in VEX IQ tournaments.