It is always a pleasure to see former students. They delight and surprise you with the wonderful details of their exciting lives after BHS. Cindy Luong was a fabulous artist and academic student who went off to study at NYU. She will graduating this spring with a Bachelors of Science.
I took this picture of Cindy in front of the mural at Francis Wyman. Her portrait was painted into the picture when she was an elementary student. Cindy was back at Francis Wyman to visit and reminisce. She had wonderful things to say about her education at Francis Wyman. She raved about the education that she received there and the impact that it made on her is obvious.
In the photograph Cindy is wearing clothes from BHS Alum Rachel Faller and fashion designer who owed Keokjay Fashion design company in Cambodia. Cindy went to Cambodia to work for Rachel for eight months. Cindy told me about her wonderful experience there and all that she learned from her work at Keokjay. Rachel has now started her second company Tonle. It is so wonderful to hear about the great alumni network that Burlington students created for themselves.
Cindy is a kind, caring young adult who is eager to make an impact on the world and community. She was a talented artist at BHS and now has her sights on moving to California and studying acupuncture.
Here is some of her beautiful artwork that she created as a student here at BHS with educator George Ratkevich.
Christina Chang teaches art and design to students in grades 9-12.