Cynthia Ribustello is a sophomore at Tarboro High School. She grew up in Tarboro and is an avid supporter of Edgecombe County Schools. Her goal is to improve her school system in as many ways as possible before graduating. Ribustello has enjoyed writing from a young age and plans to pursue it in her future career. She is hoping to pursue her higher education at either Columbia Law School or New York University.
Ribustello works part-time as a hostess and runner at On the Square Restaurant and Wine Store where she carries on the legacy of warm service that her parents have instilled in her. A daughter, a student, a sister and a trailblazer, Ribustello uses her mind to ask questions, hold people accountable and create excitement about her community’s successes.