Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12
GPA: 3.5 (AP world history, U.S. government and politics, biology)
FAMILY: Freddie and Ericka Gaastra of Napili
ACTIVITIES: Japanese Club, Science Club, Maui district student council representative
FUTURE PLANS: Studying molecular biology in college
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.
SPORTS LESSONS: "Being an athlete has taught me many things that are important in all areas of my life. Commitment is the biggest thing that I have learned while being an athlete. Once you commit yourself to something, hard work and perseverance come naturally."