Naomi Ney lives in rural Kohala, where she is captain of the swim team, President of the Student Council and the Student Credit Union, and was a member of the team that won the Kohala Science Fair and placed 10th nationally in the 2017 Lexus Eco project. In her free time she teaches swimming and is a student tutor. She overcame serious knee issues that required multiple surgeries in order to pursue swimming. Naomi will attend the University of San Francisco.