Navigator Alumni News
ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Class of 2022 has been awarded $3,795,558 in academic scholarships and awards. The IPA graduates submitted applications to over 107 colleges across the United States, and will be matriculating to colleges and universities in 12 states.
Full circle. There’s no better way to describe the journey for IPA alumnus Shelden Balatico ‘11 as he returned to campus as Head Coach for the varsity boys’ volleyball team, which he helped found in his senior year.
ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Navigator alumni, spanning the first graduating Class of 2010 to the Class of 2021, gathered together at Kalapawai Cafe & Deli to celebrate the holidays at IPA’s Home for the Holidays on December 19, 2021.
ISLAND PACIFIC ACADEMY’s Class of 2021 has been awarded nearly $8.3 million in academic scholarships and awards. Nearly 80% of the seniors received an average of $223,000 in scholarships for a total of $8,277,430.
When he’s not training hard for a triathlon or capturing impressive aerial photos with his drone, Carson Lofton ‘16 is busy assisting with business acquisitions as a Business Development Executive for The Islander Group. Problem solving, project management, data analytics, navigating new tasks – every day is different for Lofton, and that’s what he finds most challenging and enjoyable about his position.
Island Pacific Academy alumna Erica Machida ‘15 has always had a passion for drawing, and she has turned it into an international career in animation. Machida may not be famous yet, but she already boasts an impressive creative portfolio, including her short 2D animated film, “Musubi”.