Miami, FL (June 2, 2020) – Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa today announced the establishment of a $300,000 scholarship endowment to benefit his high school, Saint Louis School in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.
In addition to the permanent endowment, four scholarships will be awarded to students from Hawaiʻi over the next four years, each named in honor of his grandparents: Seumaninoa Tagovailoa, Taulia Fa’avi, Leaniva Tagovailoa and Pa’iau Fa’avi.
“My hope is that these scholarships will give deserving Hawaiʻi students the same opportunities Saint Louis School gave me,” said Tagovailoa. “It is a blessing to honor my family and high school through this gift.”
“On behalf of the entire Saint Louis School family, we thank Tua for his incredibly generous donation,” said Glenn Medeiros, President of Saint Louis School. “Tua Tagovailoa is a shining example of our motto, Mindful and Faithful. Mahalo nui loa, Tua; you make our community proud.”
Tua Tagovailoa was selected No. 5 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He attended the University of Alabama, where he set the all-time record for passing touchdowns and was named MVP of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.
About Saint Louis School
Saint Louis School was established in 1845, using a gift of land from King Kamehameha. Today, the school is thriving with enrollment at 885 young men from grades K-12. The school is highlighted by its championship athletic teams, as well as award-winning programs in hula, performing arts and more.