Sokha Furumoto

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

• St. Anthony High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.55 (AP art)

• SPORTS: Cross country, track and field

• FAMILY: Laurie and Wesley Furumoto of Haiku

• ACTIVITIES: Paddling, surfing, running, hiking

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying psychology at the University of Hawaii-Maui College.

• SPORTS LESSONS: “I have learned as an athlete that winning is not everything. The fact that I try my hardest, work to my best ability and strive for better is the key to being an athlete, and to be able to participate in a sport. Being able to work together as a team has shown me that whatever the outcome, my team, friends and coaches will always be here.”

* 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.