* Personal: Age 17; daughter of Bruce and Dawn Ueki of Wailuku; enjoys diving, beach, shopping, spending time with family and friends.
* At School: Aloha Club, Math League, Rifle Club, student government corresponding secretary, air-riflery team.
* Off Campus: Kumon tutor.
* Beyond High School: Short-term goal is to graduate from high school and attend a competitive four-year college. Long-term goal is to obtain a bachelor's of science degree and become a civil engineer.
* Who is your personal hero and why? "My mom. She is not only my mom, but my best friend and shopping partner. From the start she has always stood by my side through thick and thin. When something happens, she always puts other people before herself. She leads me in the right direction and helps me stay organized."
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.