Annandale, VA.…July 4, 2007–Cynthia J. Sebring, MA, a teacher at Annandale High School for Fairfax County Public Schools, has been named Cambridge Who's Who Professional of the Year in secondary school education. While inclusion in Cambridge Whos Who Registry is an honor, only one member in each discipline is named the Cambridge Who's Who Professional of the Year. The Cambridge Who's Who selection committee hand picks these special Who's Who honorees based on their accomplishments, academic achievement, leadership and service.
Sebring joined Annandale High School in August 2006 and currently teaches three levels of English. In previous years she conducted SAT preparatory courses and sponsored the film, German and Bible clubs. She has 21 years of experience in the education industry and previously taught five levels of German to high school students.
Sebring turned down seven offers before joining Annandale because, as she explains, “I heard great things about the students and faculty.”She has extensive consulting and editing skills and translated press releases from German to English for The Kennedy Center. Sebring is also credited with hiring Broadway actors Rich Swingle (an internationally known performer of one-man shows) and Bruce Kuhn (Les Misérables, Chess and Gospel of Luke). to perform for the English and Drama departments at the schools where she has taught. Annandale High School is committed to developing young minds in preparation for higher learning and success in future endeavors in the business world.
Sebring is pursuing her Masters degree in theology at the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College. She earned a Masters degree in English from George Mason University in 1987 and a Bachelor of Arts in German and English from George Mason University in 1981. She received the Congressional Youth Leadership Council Award 1999 and 2000 and was a member of the German Textbook Adoption Committee. In 2003, she held the position of consulting-in-house reporter on behalf of the American Anglican Council at their general convention.