Early Career Award, American Educational Research Association’s Critical Issues in Cultural Studies. 2019.
General Scholarship, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 2016-2017
Honorable Mention, “Family Matters” Essay Contest, Glimmer Train. 2014.
Achievement Scholarship, College of Education, UH Manoa. 2009.
National Citizenship Education Award, Veterans of Foreign War. 2009.
Po’okelo Teaching Award, Sacred Hearts Academy. Honolulu, HI. 2009.
Certificate of Excellence, Praxis II English Language, Literature, and Composition, Educational Testing Services. 2003.