Age 17; daughter of Peter and MaryJane Cadiz of Kahului; enjoys shopping, singing karaoke, golfing with her family, hanging out with friends, baby-sitting her three siblings.
* At School:
Senior class president, National Honor Society vice president, Video Club president, girls golf team, symphonic band (plays the flute and piccolo), Key Club, Math League, School Community Council student representative.
* Off Campus:
Maui Junior Golf Association, Maui Memorial Medical Center junior volunteer, 007 Productions media intern, Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer.
* Beyond High School:
Plans to study medicine on the Mainland; after residency, would like to return to Maui and open a clinic.
* Who is your personal hero and why?
"More than once, I've heard the saying, 'you are what your parents are.' I am strong-willed and self-motivated like my father and bright and observant like my mother. I am now a teenager, as they once were, going through the same challenges of peer pressure, school and the future. As difficult as it may get, I am fortunate to have the guidance of my loving and supportive parents. They always told me to hang in there, whether it'd be in school or golf, because they assured me that it'd always work out in the end. I'd like to thank them for all that they've done and continue to do to help me achieve my dreams."
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The students in this weekly feature are selected by officials at their respective high schools. "Student Spotlight" recognizes students of good character who are involved in school or community activities such as athletics, clubs, student government and volunteer work.