Waimea ‘High School Hero’ wins $1,500 cash prize
Joveline Alvarez, a senior at Waimea High School on Kaua‘i, is a winner of Honsador Lumber’s Spring 2023 High School Hero Award.
Honsador Lumber is one of the largest lumber and wood suppliers across the Hawaiian Islands. As a winner of the company’s High School Hero Award, Alvarez will receive a $250 donation to the academic department or non-profit organization of her choosing – as well as a $1,500 cash prize.
Alvarez will donate to the Waimea High School JROTC program.
A long list of accolades will follow Alvarez after high school, including being president of the Waimea High School Robotics Club and an active member in the JROTC. Her plans include attending Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana to get a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering.
Four winners in total were selected for Honsador Lumber’s Spring 2023 High School Hero Award. The four winners were selected based on good academic standing, going above and beyond to show school spirit, and serving their community as positive role model.