On Friday evening, July 22, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Michelle Zheng won the title of California State Junior Ambassadress at the California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition. Her on-stage talent was a Mozart piano performance. The competition finals took place on Thursday & Friday, July 21-22 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Michelle is 10 years old and is a 4th grade student at Lincoln High School. She began playing the piano when she was 4 years old and also enjoys singing. She received a 1st place gold award at the World Stride Heritage Singing Competition.
She also enjoys playing Table Tennis and recently took 2nd place at the Sacramento Spring Tournament.
Playing the piano, Michelle believes, can lift our spirits and our minds. She believes that she can help the world be a better place where everyone can freely express their feelings in their own unique way.