Nicole Turno

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

• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 11

• GPA: 3.8

• SPORT: Volleyball

• FAMILY: Eduardo Flores Jr. and Lorena T. Flores of Lahaina

• ACTIVITIES: Music department concert band

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying physical therapy at New York University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me to be strong-minded and to always be humble. With a strong mind, you are able to confront difficulties of all kinds. As for being humble, like the saying goes, ‘Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.’ “

* 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.