Lahaina, Maui— West Side Hoops Maui will have the proud privilege of presenting two scholarships awards to Carter Stockham and Iverson Turno for their willingness to sacrifice their time and energy to improve their community and be role models for the next generation, while also making remarkable strides in life through the game of basketball. When the odds were against them, Stockham and Turno did not complain or make excuses but preserved and delivered— one of the many qualities they obtain.
West Side Hoops Maui will proudly spotlight senior center Carter Stockham for his tremendous hard work not only on the court but his true desire to be a role model in the community. Stockham will further his education at Arizona State University in the Fall of 2018, intending to major in Global Politics. Bringing with him to the desert is his wealth of great character, hard work ethic, and a humble personality, all gained through West Side Hoops Maui.
At six-foot-five-inches, Stockham soared over his opposition, nevertheless, he was a gentle giant, always seen with smile across his face. He was a two-sport athlete, also playing center for volleyball.
What lacked in height, did not lack in heart for senior point guard Iverson Turno. After leading Lahainaluna High School to their fourth straight Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) title, Turno found himself in unprecedented territory, being crowned 2018 MIL Player of the Year. The most amazing part: his overt passion to serve the community with prominent character and hard work.
Turno will follow familiar footsteps of West Side Hoops Maui scholarships awardees, Tafake Faleta and Jeremi Santos at Cypress College in Cerritos, Calif. Turno has continued to defy all obstacles, earning himself a roster spot for the Chargers but more importantly, furthering his education.
West Side Hoops Maui is privileged to extend and help these two young men further their education and career goals.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6