Cynthia Heisner

(Photos by Christi Mathis)

February 09, 2011

Ten questions with ... Cynthia Heisner

Job on campus/department you work in: Office manager, Paralegal Studies.

How long at SIUC: One Year.

Hometown: Pinckneyville.

When you were a youngster, what did you want to be when you grew up? Marine biologist.

People don’t know that you … DVR three different soap operas.

What is something you still want to accomplish in life? I want to go to the Kentucky Derby, wear a great hat and win big!

What was the first “album” you ever bought, and was it an LP, 8-track or CD? Bon Jovi -- “Slippery When Wet.”

If you could pick an actor/actress to play you in a movie, who would you pick and why? Drew Barrymore. We are close to the same age and when E.T. came out, everyone told me I looked just like her.

What is one random fact about you? I love old musicals. I named my daughter after Eliza Doolittle from “My Fair Lady.”

Cats or dogs? Dogs.

What is your favorite food and why? Does Coca-Cola count?

What is your pet peeve? Bad manners.

Favorite cartoon character? Why? Donald Duck. Love to hear him talk.