Daniel Tongson

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

• St. Anthony High School / Grade 10

• GPA: 4.12

• SPORTS: Swimming, cross country, track and field

• FAMILY: Veranio and Angeles Tongson of Wailuku

• ACTIVITIES: LIFE, Science Club, Jazz Band and Orchestra, National Honor Society

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying medicine in Washington

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me that you have to put work into getting better, you can’t just sit around and magically become good at something.”

* 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.