Shaina Uyechi

A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 4.0 (AP English, studio art, statistics, art history)

• SPORTS: Volleyball, basketball, track and field, swimming

• FAMILY: Richard and Suzette Uyechi of Makawao

• ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Leo Club

• FUTURE PLANS: Attending and playing volleyball at the U.S. Air Force Academy

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is being able to work together as a team and do things that other people can’t do. … Being an athlete has taught me to be humble, work hard, never give up and learn from your mistakes.”

* 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.