Taysia Pimentel

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

• Seabury Hall / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.72

• SPORTS: Canoe paddling, track and field, cross country

• FAMILY: Jennifer and Moses Kauila Pimentel of Wailuku

• ACTIVITIES: Hawaiian Canoe Club volunteer on Kahoolawe

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy at San Diego State University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me the importance of working hard, being determined and also how to be humble along the way. In competition, nothing is given, it is all earned.”

* 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.