Miranda has been a Varsity Cross Country and Track athlete at Tempe High since 1992. She is not new to All-City Banquets, having been selected to the All-City Track and Cross Country teams in 1992, 1993, and 1994. Miranda was named to the All Region Cross Country team from 1991-1994, and All Region Track TEam from 1992-1995.

Miranda has received special recognition at the state and national levels, being named All State in Cross Country in 1991, 1992, 1994 and All State in Track from 1991-1994. She was named a Cornell National Scholar, and was a Regional finalist in the Wendy's National High School Heisman Award.

Miranda also excels in the academic arena; ranking 16th in a class of 285, with a 4.195 grade point average. Miranda belongs to the Science and Drama clubs at Tempe High. She is also a member of the national Honor Society and Student Council, serving as student body Recording Secretary. Miranda is very active in her church youth group and the Girl Scouts.

Miranda is the daughter of David & Nancy Kaye.

Bill Kajikawa Excellence Award

Miranda Patrick Kaye - 1994/95