Zoe D'Angelo - Pennsylvania Interview by Clara Soler Above Photography by Leslie Conway Issue 25 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
The Nomination: Zoe D’Angelo is on the varsity cheer team as well as student council. She’s also an excellent student and great friend. She joined Inspiring Teens in 2015, ran Girls Club in 2016-17 and currently runs the International Program she started in 2018. This year, she’s creating the first ever Dance Team for Inspiring Teens. She also has interviewed almost 200 teens across the world this year! Zoe works at her gym training younger teens how to tumble and with youth at the YMCA. With everything she has going on, you know her organizational skills and time management are on point!
This is a photo from a CB West Football game that we cheered at!
How long have you been dancing and cheerleading and what got you into participating in those sports? I have been dancing since I was 3 and I’ve been a cheerleader since I was 6. My older sister was a cheerleader one year and didn’t want to do it the next year so my mom asked me if I wanted to so I said sure! I have loved the sport ever since and have no intentions of stopping soon!
Do you see a future in cheer or dance? If not, what would you like to pursue as a career? I would love to cheer for as long as I can. However, I know that I can’t be a cheerleader forever. I would love to cheer at whatever college I attend, hopefully all 4 years, and once I graduate, become a Pro with the Eagles squad! I had the opportunity to meet an Eagles cheerleader and she grew up cheering and dancing exactly like me so hopefully I will follow in her footsteps!
This is my mom and I because I love her!
What do you like best about being involved in the Inspiring Teens international program? I love meeting new people! I think it is so awesome meeting and talking with people around the world and seeing what their hometown is like. It is not every day that you can “I know someone from Australia!”
Have you applied for a leadership position in student council yet? I have not applied for a leadership position just yet. However, next year I would love to run for my class historian and then I think I would definitely earn some awesome leadership skills.
How do you manage to keep all your different activities organized? Writing everything down! I am a big google girl so I use the google calendar that you can color code to keep it more organized, you can add the color and time to your events. It also connects to my email so I can add events from my email right to the calendar and it is all online so I can access it anywhere!
Zoe will be featured in issue 25 of Inspiring Teens Magazine!