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Introduction & AMBITIONS

18-year-old Cynthia Connor is the latest person profiled on AnguillaLNT.

Ms. Connor was born on July 15, 1989 in St. Croix but obtained most of her primary and secondary education in Anguilla. She is currently enrolled at Blue Ridge Job Corps Center in Marion Virginia where on May 16, 2008 she became certified as a Medical Administrative Assistant. Her studies are however continuing on towards becoming trained as a Certified Medical Transcriptionist.

In her own words: " I enjoy studying the language of medicine and reading the book of Medical Transcription."

At Blue Ridge she is also a member of the Student Government Association (SGA). In addition to enjoying her field of study, she says she enjoys, playing games and travelling.

Work experience & EDUCATION

Employment: Cynthia is currently employed as a Receptionist at the Grace Health Care Center in Abingdon, Virginia..

Secondary Education:

2001 - 2002: A.L.H.C.S. Pope Hill Campus B
2002/3 - 2006 A.L.H.C.S. Campus A

In her own words: "I have learned that in life you have to set short and long term goals, to avoid becoming distracted."

Favorite Words Of Wisdom

  • One day at a time.

  • Temptation unlike opportunity will always give you a second chance.

  • Yesterday is the past tomorrow is the future but today is a gift.

  • Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

  • Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

  • Children are our most valuable natural resource.

  • We teach more by what we are than by what we teach.

  • If we succeed in giving the love of learning, the learning itself is sure to follow.

Profile dated May, 2008.

                               Ms Cynthia  Connor  July 15, 1989.

Favorite Words Of Wisdom - Cont'd

  • The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.

  • Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

  • Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

  • If you think education is expensive try ignorance.

  • The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

  • What is education but a process by which a person begins to learn how to learn.

  • I delight in learning so that I can teach.

  • When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

  • Children need models rather than critics.