Kaydence-lee Oswald-Kalawe

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

• Molokai High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.2 (AP literature)

• SPORTS: Softball, paddling

• FAMILY: Nathaniel and Jesseca Oswald of Kaunakakai

• ACTIVITIES: Upward Bound, playing ukulele and guitar, Young Life, Bible study, church-affiliated activities

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying public services and journalism at Northern Arizona University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me to have more faith in the people I am practicing with. Also that any small factor can change the whole outcome of a game, even if it’s just light words of encouragement.”

* 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.