the fast lane
26, 2000] Amanda
Coppinger of Lincoln has been experiencing life in the fast lane at
our local Hardee's. Like most teenagers, Amanda is working to save
money for her future goals. She soon plans to attend the University
of Illinois and major in photography. "I want to own my own
studio in California," she says.
enjoys working with people of all ages. After working as a nanny and with senior
citizens at a nearby retirement home, this 17-year-old stands on a valuable
foundation of life – respect.
are not just people," she says. "You got to give respect in order to
service fast line can be pretty fast, but Amanda stands on her words. A
co-worker of hers comments: "Amanda is courteous to all the customers. She
is punctual, and she always takes time to get things right."
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from work, Amanda likes to read mystery stories and listen to music. She
enjoys funny movies and funny people. "People need to have a lot of humor
to survive around me," she says jokingly.
One of five
children, Amanda has big plans ahead of her. As for now, life in the fast lane
no doubt prepares her for the even faster lane that awaits her on the highway