* Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12
* GPA: 3.6
* SPORTS: Basketball, cross country
* FAMILY: Stella Akers of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Kalani Vierra of Lahaina
* ACTIVITIES: Aloha club, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, EA Sports Maui Invitational ball boy.
* FUTURE PLANS: Attend University of Hawaii or Arizona State University.
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: "What I enjoy the most about being an athlete is the camaraderie, team values and the special bonds you make during the season. Being an athlete has taught me the value of overcoming adversity.