Congratulations to the Class of 2017 for winning the CASH for COLLEGE Challenge sponsored by Hawaii P20 and the 55by25 initiative. As part of the challenge, the school that was closet to 100% was declared the winner. The Class of 2017 was able to get 61% of its students to complete and submit their FASFA applications. The Class of 2017 was able to beat out seven other schools. It was also a 32.9% increase from last year.
This challenge was a collaboration between the Hawaii Department of Education and HawaiiP20, promoting the 55by25 initiative. Other schools part of the challenge were: McKinley High School, Waipahu High School, Waialua High & Intermediate School, Leilehua High School, Kealakehe High School, Waiʻanae High School, and Farrington High School.
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