Whitney Tiare Acoba of Kahului has been awarded a $1,000 California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Times Supermarkets Scholarship. Acoba will attend University of Hawaii at Manoa in the fall and plans to major in family resources and pre-medicine.
Scholarships are awarded to college students who are either employees or dependents of employees of California Grocers Association member companies, such as the Times Supermarkets.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, evidence of outstanding character and leadership potential, according to a news release. Applicants must plan to enroll in college full-time at an accredited nonprofit college or university in the United States.
This year, the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation awarded 258 scholarships totaling $341,250.
For more information, visit www.cgaef.org.