Louisa Buckingham

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 4.0 (AP psychology, calculus, English, Spanish)

• SPORTS: Water polo, swimming, surfing, bowling

• FAMILY: Charles and Gloria Buckingham of Haiku

• ACTIVITIES: ASKK, Best Buddies, Spanish Club, going to the beach, hiking

• FUTURE PLANS: Attending college in California or the East Coast

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is being part of a team!! You struggle together and you win together (hopefully). Plus, I befriend and get to know other kids that I normally would not know.”

* 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.