Two Xavier seniors earn Arizona Dance Education award

Isabel Strousel

Isabel Strousel

Carmel McCullough

Carmel McCullough

Xavier College Preparatory seniors Carmel McCullough and Isabel Strouse were both named 2015 recipients of the prestigious Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Merit Award by the Arizona Dance Education Organization.

As one of the two top scoring candidates from the state of Arizona, Ms. Strouse was also selected as one of AzDEO’s official nominees for the National Dance Education Organization Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Merit Award, according to a press release.

According to the release the AzDEO award is the highest state dance honor awarded to high school students, and the NDEO award is the highest national dance honor possible

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