Zoe Mendel has been at California Ballet School for 7 years. She loves dancing with both the junior and senior company, and enjoys the opportunity to teach the younger students. She is a senior at La Jolla High School and plans to become a physical therapist.
Zoe was named Student of the Year 2015-2016. She said that this award is important because it reaffirms her personal values of hard work and dedication that she uses in her own training. Receiving the award also let her know that what she gives back to our dance community is making a difference.