Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Meadow Gold 7th Annual Milk Carton Regatta winners

High Schools and Middle Schools~ Maui Island

Meadow Gold Dairies Announces Winners of the 7th Annual Milk Carton Regatta 



Kahului, Maui (April 24, 2011)   Meadow Gold Dairies is proud to announce the winners of the 7th annual Maui Meadow Gold Milk Carton Regatta.   The event was held on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Hanakao`o Beach Park (Canoe Beach) in Lahaina, Maui.  Eighteen boats and 12 schools participated in this free educational event.  Alakai Paleka the Morning Goddess on  KPOA 93.5 was the event mistress of ceremony.


Schools were given points for the fastest time, most creative boat design and spirit competition.  The overall winners for the regatta received prizes of $500 and $250 Office Max gift cards and Meadow Gold Ice Cream parties.  The Overall Winners are:

Student Race Overall Middle School Winners:

Grand prize:  Lokelani, Mr. Michael Yeany, teacher

Race time:  1.33, Overall score 42 points


1st Runner Up: St. Anthony MS, Stephanie Betencourt, teacher

Race time:  1.43, Overall score:  40.7 points


Student Race Overall High School Winners:

Grand prize:  St. Anthony HS, Paul McLeod, teacher

Race time:  1.09, Overall score:  43.0 points


1st Runner Up: Kihei Charter HS, Steve Qunell teacher

Race time:  1.10, Overall score:  40.6 points

Ice Cream parties and points towards the overall winner were given on a 10-point maximum scale for spirit competition and creative boat designs.   The winners are:


Spirit Winners:

Spirit Winner, Middle School: St. Anthony MS, Stephanie Bettencourt, teacher

Score:   8.9 points


Spirit Winner, High School: Kamehameha MS, Kealii Mossman, teacher

Score:    10 points


Creative Boat Design Winners:

Creative Winner, Middle School:  Seabury Hall, Ryan Walsh, teacher

Score:   9.4 points


Creative Winner, High School: Kihei Charter HS, Steve Qunell, teacher

Score:   9.3 points


Fastest time for the teacher's race received an overnight stay at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas.  The winners are:

Teachers Race Winners:

Teachers Race, Middle School: Seabury Hall, Ryan Walsh teacher

Race time: 1.12


Teachers Race, High School: St. Anthony HS, Paul McLeod teacher

Race time: 1.09



All participants received a Meadow Gold Dairies MOOOhalo goodie bag, which included items from KPOA 93.5 FM and Round Table Pizza.  Lani Moo, the mascot of Meadow Gold Dairies also made an appearance to cheer the schools to victory.  

The event is sponsored by Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, KPOA 93.5 FM and Pacific Radio Group; Minit Stop; Round Table Pizza; County of Maui Department of Parks and Recreation, Ocean Safety Division; Department of Public Works; State of Hawaii, Department of Education; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Napili Canoe Club and Meadow Gold Dairies.



For more information on the 7th Annual, Maui Meadow Gold Dairies Milk Carton Regatta please contact Yuki Lei Sugimura at 878-1888 or e-mail at yukilei.sugimura@gmail.com.




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