Sophomore Tatiana Perez rises from a tangle of dancers. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Sophomore Tatiana Perez and Senior Morgan Tonner perform a dance together. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Senior Angela McNeal performs a solo piece set to a reading of Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven.” The rehearsal was held in Harbach Theatre, and the performances will be held from May 12 to May 14. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Seniors Lara Brewner and Carly Taylor rehearse a piece for the Dance Ensemble Spring Concert, a showcase of senior dance capstone pieces. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Dancers rehearse a piece choreographed by Carly Taylor.(Casey Mendoza/TKS) Editor’s Note: Carly Taylor is a paid staff writer for TKS.
Senior Hannah Steele rehearses a piece for the Dance Ensemble Spring Concert. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)
Casey Mendoza is a senior majoring in political science and double minoring in philosophy and Chinese. This is her fourth year working at The Knox Student, previously as a photographer and photo editor. Casey is the recipient of two awards from the Illinois College Press Association for photo essays. During the summer of 2014, Casey also worked as a photography intern for the Galesburg Register-Mail, covering local community events and working alongside award-winning reporters and photojournalists. During the winter and spring of 2015, Casey studied journalism and new media in Washington DC, learning more about the world's political arena, networking and gaining a greater understanding of the field. There, she worked as a Production Assistant at a documentary film company, The Biscuit Factory. During the summer of 2015, Casey will help produce a documentary on airline reservation technology for the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).