Newman, Zoey webZoey Newman, daughter of Karli and Jody Newman, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Temple Israel.

Zoey is an eighth-grade student at Beveridge Magnet School.

Her interests include acting, singing, dancing, horses, baking and eating desserts.

For her mitzvah project, Zoey volunteered over 40 hours at the Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA) assisting summer campers with activities, grooming horses and working as an equipment assistant during therapeutic riding sessions.

She has a sister, Bailey, and a brother, Spencer.

Grandparents are Audrey Newman and Howard Wallenstein of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.