* Maui High School / Grade 12
* GPA: 3.2 (AP English)
* SPORTS: Track and field, football
Mario Fernandez Jr.
* FAMILY: Mario Sr. and Suzie Fernandez of Kihei
* ACTIVITIES: Peer Mediation Club, playing guitar, lifting weights
* FUTURE PLANS: Studying fire science at the University of Hawaii
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: "The opportunity to see the results of your hard work and dedication is rewarding. Being an athlete has taught me the value of hard work and discipline, and leadership skills. Most importantly, I have learned to become a positive role model for my community."