A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
• Maui High School / Grade 12
• GPA: 3.4
• SPORTS: Judo, wrestling
• FAMILY: Marife and Joy Garcia of Kihei
• ACTIVITIES: Key Club, HOSA, Upward Bound, volunteering at Christ the King Church
• FUTURE PLANS: Studying engineering or physical therapy in college
• SPORTS LESSONS: “As an athlete, I enjoy bonding with my fellow team members because we all strive to become better athletes. … Being an athlete has taught me to cherish every moment because four years of high school goes by quickly.”
• Sports Spotlight students are selected by athletic officials from Maui County high schools and these profiles are compiled by the sports department of The Maui News. The Alexander & Baldwin Foundation makes a $200 donation in honor of each student athlete to their high school’s athletic fund.