SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- WinnCompanies, the firm providing property management and maintenance services at Island Palm Communities, awarded WinningEdge scholarships to distinguished residents living in their communities.

Two winners reside at IPC, here.

Ka Ram Yang was awarded $1,000 to support her studies at Boston University in the 2014-15 academic year.

-- Yang
"Winning this scholarship is very meaningful to me because, although there are much more qualified students, I was able to receive such an honor that will help fund my education," said Ka Ram, daughter of Sgt. Seon and Eun Yang, who looks forward to pursuing a degree in the field of science.

Austin Gillum, son of Col. David (of Headquarters, U.S. Pacific Command) and Dr. Debra Gillum, also received $1,000 to pursue studies at Leeward Community College and a community college in Upstate New York.

-- Gillum
"It's an honor to have been awarded the scholarship two years in a row. It will be invaluable in allowing me to further my education in the field of biological sciences," said Austin.

"WinnCompanies aims to enhance the lives of those they serve … We're thrilled to award a WinningEdge scholarship to our residents continuing their education," stated Tom Adams, director of property management at IPC.

A total of $19,000 was awarded to WinnCompanies residents at military installations nationwide.

-- Apply Online
Scholarship applications for the 2015-16 school year are available in February at the IPC website.

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