Aug 03, 2022
Tara Mata
Spirit of Fiesta

2022 Spirit of Fiesta Tara Mata, 19, has been dancing since the age four with experience in jazz, contemporary, hip hop, ballet, and, her greatest passion, flamenco.

She recently graduated from Santa Barbara City College with honors after receiving four Associate of Arts degrees, a certificate of completion of the Honors Program, and maintaining a 4.0 GPA. Becoming the Spirit of Fiesta has fulfilled a lifelong dream of hers and she is so honored to represent Santa Barbara as the 2022 Spirit of Fiesta.