Cynthia J. Turczyn - Peace Corps Costa Rica '72-'74

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Cynthia J. Turczyn - Peace Corps Costa Rica '72-'74

Cynthia J. Turczyn - Peace Corps Costa Rica '72-'74

Cynthia J. Turczyn - Peace Corps Costa Rica '72-'74

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Cynthia J. Turczyn


B.A. in Education

Teaching Position(s) held:

Elementary classroom teacher

Additional Information:

Peace Corps Costa Rica '72-'74

10 short Questions:

1.What job would you consider instead of teaching?
Working on theater sets

2.What would be the first thing you do when your classroom burns?
Make sure my stack of classbooks burn, so no one finds out I've been horting them instead of using them.

3.What (famous) person, dead or alive, would you like to meet?
Yo Yo Ma! Any shuttle astronaut! Kevin Spacey!

4.What music or specific band do you like?
Anything acustic: blues, folk, ethnic, classical

5.The Robinson Crusoe Question: Which three items would you take along to an island?
-a crate of books -my pillow -a survival guide book

6.Give us three facts that people don't know about you?
1) I have autographs from almost all the original StarTrek cast. 2) I did my best to be a Flower Child, complete with beads; bare feet, while working;
studying in the late 60's. 3) I read about 5 books a week; mostly msteries

7.What is the first thing you do in the morning when you get up?
Stay in bed for a few excruciatingly blissful moments before forcing myself out

8.What are your hobbies?
reading, quilting, atending concerts plays, flea marketing, going to movies.

9.How do you spend your freetime?
I justify how many hours I spend watching german-dubbed `70's American TVshows by quilting while I watch.

10.What would you do if one of your students suffered under a thalamocortical oscillation?
Be pleased I could motivate them to such excitement about school that they'd get into such a state.

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By Tyler Johnson ( on Thursday, February 17, 2005 - 9:36 pm: Edit Post

Hey, my name is Tyler (kevin) Johnson, I was in ur class 98' n 99'. I was 3rd?4th grade, I just came from hangin out with friends, went on my computer 2 say hi 2 a couple of friends, wen I thought of JFK. Then I remembered u, and I wanted 2 contact u, cuz u were one of my best teachers :)
I live in amerika now (kimball, Nebraska) Its really boring here, Im doin highschool over here, livein with my grandma. I got in a fight with my dads girlfriend (now wife) 2 years ago, it was her or me, so I ended up liven over here... Im cool with my dad now. I comein over in the summer 2 visit some friends of mine, Mathias Obst and so on. well, my email is "". Id b nice If ud write back... thanks for dealin with me back then, I now u put alot of effort into me, I remember beein a little punk.
well, write me, thanks
Tyler Johnson

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