Maple Park resident Cyndi Violett, in her early 40s, was with her son, Jacob, at a fundraising dinner for the Kaneland boys basketball team when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.
Where did you grow up? Hampshire
Do you have any pets? Two dogs, Bailey and Sammy, a yellow lab and a beagle
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Kate Hudson
What was your first job? I was a cashier at a Venture retail store.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian
What did you become? A math teacher, then a high school counselor
Is there a book you would recommend? I like “The Hunger Games.”
Do you have any hobbies? I coach volleyball, and I play volleyball.
Do you speak another language ? No, I took Spanish for five years, and I barely remember anything.
Do you have a favorite local restaurant? Maple Park Pub
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I finished my college degree as a single mom.