Light Up the Night 2012

May 03, 2012

 Last night something special happened at the Hawai’i Loa Campus.  Members of the HPU community gathered to celebrate student leaders from across campus, including students from many departments and organizations.  These students make HPU a brighter place.

At the fourth annual Light Up the Night reception, presented by the Center for Student Life & First-Year Programs, 45 outstanding student leaders were recognized for their contribution to our University. Members and advisors from our Registered Student Organizations were also recognized.

HPU Student Leaders – Thank you for your hard work and dedication to our community - we are PROUD of you!

We honored the following students:

Lia Jamerson Administrative Support Operations
Matthew Wong Admissions
Nathan Lawrence Alumni and University Relations
Megan Willoughby Arts and Humanities/Theatre Program
Aira Pajarillo Campus Activities Board

Stephanie Bibby

Cheer Team: Large Coed
Kyle Black Cheer Team: Large Coed

Alison Hutchens

Cheer Team: Small Coed
Ashley Faulkner Cheer Team: Small Coed

Regine Gonzales

Commuter Services
Brianna Stade Dance Team
Brittany Hoff Dance Team
Esther Smith Debate Society
Maxim Kononov Faculty Support Center
Christina Falekakala Faculty Support Center
Timothy Leichliter Hawaii Loa Advising Center
Rebecca A Zuckor HPU Bookstore
Dylan K Tamaribuchi HPU Bookstore
Dayna Furusawa HPU Orchestra
Ed Murray Orientation Leaders
Sara Duncan Orientation Leaders
Travis Kahly Residence Life and Commuter Services
Katie Kinney Residence Life and Commuter Services
Alyssa Decker Spirit Club
Emily Guidry-Nguyen Spirit Club
Karisa Taketa Spirit Club
Lindsay Ann Abrigo Spirit Club
Tim Lussier Student Government Association
Adeline Prayoga Student Government Association
Elizabeth (Libby) Do Student Life
Matthew Troglia Student Life
Monica Sweeney Student Life
Jasmine Ternura Student Life
Dyllan Mamasig Student Life
Dawn Steinbacher Student Life

RSO Members of the Year 

Fatlum Rushiti

Kierra-Ashlee Williams-Henry Black Student Union
Lei Navasca Circle K International
Brittney Fitzgerald Law and JADM Club
Chelsey Jones MBA Club
Katie Hillstead OUTSpoken
Starla Takara Polyglot Toastmasters
Christina Torres Psychology Club
Jennifer Lunn Student Nurses Association
Xiaofan Cui TIMSO

RSO Winners

Best Rookie RSO - Minority Association of Pre-Med Students

Best Outreach RSO - Outspoken

Most Distinguished RSO - Psychology Club

Best RSO Event - Association for Diplomacy and Military Studies, USS Missouri Encampment

RSO Advisor of the Year - Lisa Doyle, Outspoken & Vegetarian Club

RSO President of the Year - Joan Joensen, Travel Industry Management Student Organization

RSO of the Year - Psychology Club

Source:  Center for Student Life and First-Year Programs,