Kyon Buford

Middle/High School Instructional Assistant

Hometown: Mineral Point

High school graduated from: Mineral Point

College: Kyon is a Certified Medical Assistant from Southwest Technical College and also earned her Dental Assistant Certificate and Office Aide Certificate from Southwest Tech.

Previous employment: Most recently, she worked in Mt. Horeb School District as a Health Office Nursing Assistant, also in Environmental Services at the SSM Health Clinic in Mineral Point, and also spent seven years at St. Joseph Daycare in Dodgeville.

Family: I have two children – my oldest is 23 and my youngest is 21.

Hobbies/Free time interests:  I love to ride horses, bake goodies for everyone, and make crafts!

What attracted you to apply in #PointerNation?:    The people of this community are amazing and the staff at the school has amazing people and I wanted to work in that type of environment.

What has impressed you so far about Mineral Point Schools?: How friendly all the staff have been and how awesome the students are towards each other.

Quotable: “I love the work I do and I love to be able to support the children whenever possible. My life has been about being compassionate about what I do. I strive to be the best and help others when I can. I feel it is necessary to have passion for what you do.”