Gobbell, captain of the Patriots’ girls volleyball team, also competes in track and field and sailing. She was honored as the most improved player for volleyball following her sophomore season.
She’s made the Head of School List throughout her academic career at Providence, which requires a grade-point average of at least 3.9, and has also received the school’s Academic Scholars Award every year.
Gobbell is a Libertas Scholar, a four-year program in the arts and humanities at Providence, which has sent her to three summer conferences in Nashville, St. Louis and Malibu. She is also active in theater at Providence.
She serves as the school’s Senior Class President and volunteers as a tutor at Franklin School and as a surf instructor at Victory Sessions, a Christian outreach group. She is also active in the Ocean Hills Church Youth Group as well as in Young Life.
Gobbell, the daughter of Allison and John Gobbell, has also started an environmental club at Providence.
“I am very passionate about the environment and biological sciences,” she said, noting that she plans to pursue a biology major and political science minor at either Georgetown, USC, or Cal Poly.