Category Archives: Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Brittany Bredehoeft and Cara Wyant

Meet Brittany and Cara, two students from opposite ends of the continent who join forces as ASH roommates and friends in Hawai‘i. Both have aspirations in the medical field and speak about experiences volunteering in hospitals. Oh, and they both … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Julia Hanlon

  Julia in action The Sky’s The Limit! Get to know ASH participant Julia Hanlon, a bright, cheerful, well-traveled student from the east coast who teaches yoga while studying for double degrees in ethnomusicology and religion. Home School: Bates College … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Dillon Schlee

Meet Dillon Schlee, a soft-spoken sophomore from Postville, Iowa. Before returning to the snowy landscape of winter in the mid-west, Dillon sits down and spends a few minutes sharing about himself and his time in Hawai‘i. Home School: The University … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Josh Rosenbloom

A Semester …of Golf? ASH student Josh Rosenbloom traded the cold winter of Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University for a semester of warm, breezy days in Hawai‘i. Sure, there is lots to do here and lots of cultural diversity to … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Paige Tibbits

Meet Paige Tibbits, a senior from the University of Michigan, who has undertaken her longest trip ever away from home to spend a semester at the University of Hawai‘i. Paige answers some of our questions about school, herself, and life … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Hoffman and Vanessa Rizzi

East coast residents Sarah Hoffman and Vanessa Rizzi seem very at home here on O‘ahu. Both students are laid back with blond, sun-bleached tresses and both describe the North Shore as one of their most favorite spots in Hawai‘i. They’ve … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Johnston and Caitlin Stagg

Students from Idaho and New York escape the snowy winter and enjoy a semester of sunshine through A Semester in Hawai‘i. Click on the links to learn more about what Sarah and Caitlin enjoy about Hawai‘i. Sarah Johnston: I’m a … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Caroline Herman and Chloë Weeks

Meet two friends from the East Coast who made the decision to spend a semester in Hawai‘i. Caroline Herman and Chloë Weeks share the same major, attend the same college, and enjoy participating in a range of sports, and now … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Rachel Behrend and Jason Kunen

“I Wasn’t This Cool in High School!” Finding one’s place in the world can sometimes take a while. But 2012 Spring Semester ASH students Rachel Behrend and Jason Kunen seem to have found their way. Both are thoughtful and serious students, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight IX: Rachel and Blaine

Brimming with vitality and verve, Rachel Davis and Blaine Koenig have taken on A Semester in Hawai‘i with full force. Both are positive, out-going and crackling with electric personalities, ready to take on any adventure. Here is a synopsis of … Continue reading

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