2016 Recipients Announced: 4th Annual Scholarship Program
at The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas is proud to announce its 2016 recipients for the resort’s 4th Annual Scholarship Program in support of its Westin Princeville ‘ohana. Three children of Westin Princeville associates received the scholarship for 2016: Ariel Cummings of Kīlauea, Hazel-Lyn Jarquio of Kapa‘a, and Justin Franklin of Kīlauea each received $1,500 to aid in the cost of pursuing higher education.
A graduate of Kapa‘a High School, Cummings recently completed her first year at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. She has been active in the campus community, participating in Life Group, intramural sports, and holding a business internship. Her mother is Lani Cummings, Senior Marketing Services Coordinator. Her grandmother is Lilay Layaoen, a former culinary team member who recently retired after many years with Westin and Starwood Hawaii.
Jarquio, who graduated from Kapa‘a High School as valedictorian last year, is pursuing a degree in nursing at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and has completed her first year. She has maintained her Honor Roll status in college, and is currently considering a minor in art. Her father is Nato Jarquio in the Princeville Market at the resort.
Franklin is a recent graduate of Kapa‘a High School and will be attending the California Maritime Academy to earn a degree as a marine engineer. He has been an active Interact Club member, was the KHS soccer team captain, played tennis and qualified for the State Cross Country Meet in addition to holding a part-time job. His mother is Helen Franklin, a Service Express Agent.
“We are delighted to support our associates and their families’ dedication to a great education and ambitions for the future,” said Denise Wardlow, General Manager of The Westin Princeville.
The annual scholarship funds are raised through year-round, resort-wide efforts by Westin Princeville staff as part of its commitment to the community. Associates, children and grandchildren of Westin Princeville associates are eligible to apply for the yearly educational scholarship.
For more information about The Westin Princeville, call 808.827.8700, or visit www.westinprinceville.com.
About The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
Located along a lush bluff 200 feet above breathtaking Anini Beach and the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean, The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas blends into its serene surroundings of Kaua‘i’s North Shore. Guests enjoy spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom villas adorned with instinctive Hawaiian touches and the comforts of home that inspire you to relax and rejuvenate. Additional resort features include four revitalizing pools, a two-story clubhouse, a restaurant, poolside bar & grill, and general store. At the heart of service are the Westin staff who perpetuate the aloha spirit and the rich traditions of Hawai‘i with gracious hospitality and personalized service. The resort does not charge a daily resort fee. For more information, call (808) 827-8700 or visit www.westinprinceville.com.