Ms. PetriniWhere were you born: I was born in Philadelphia, PA.
What was the name of your Elementary School: I went to Wenonah Elementary School in Wenonah, NJ.
Who was your favorite teacher and why: I had so many inspirational teachers, but my favorite was my second grade teacher, Mrs. McGarrity. She was a wonderful teacher and she introduced me to the world of theater. My stage debut was in her 2nd grade show as “The Mother in the Shoe.”
What activities were you involved in growing up: I was involved in swimming, dance, and theater when I was growing up. I was part of West Deptford Little Theater for about eight years. I directed my first play when I was 16 years old. In High School, I was in Marching Band, choir, and concert band.
Where do you like to vacation: I love going to Wildwood Crest in the summer. The boardwalk is always so exciting! When I was 17 years old, I went to Europe with my High School Choir. We went to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and France! I’d love to go back someday soon!An interesting fact about you: Along with my Early Childhood Education and Special Education degree, I also have a minor in Child Drama. I took two puppetry classes in college!