* Lanai High School / Grade 12
* SPORT: Softball, paddling, cross country
* GPA: 3.0 (English 100; Math 103, UHMC)
* FAMILY: Charity Texeira of Lanai and Melvin Bala of Pearl City
* ACTIVITIES: L-Club, Lanai Native Species Recovery Program, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary youth ministry.
* FUTURE PLANS: Study to become a ultrasound technician at College of Southern Nevada.
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 how to work as a team by communicating with each other. It also taught me to be humble because you can't always win."