Anne Parkinson graduated from Mount St. Mary’s University with a B.S. in Elementary Education. While at Mount St. Mary’s, Anne completed teaching internships at Lewistown Elementary School and St. John Regional Catholic School. During college, she also taught ballet in the Emmaus Catholic Homeschooling Organization to girls ages 3–8 and privately tutored Kindergarten. Anne graduated from Oakcrest School in Virginia. Shortly after graduating from Oakcrest, she had the opportunity to travel around Italy and sing with the chorus in various places including the Vatican. Anne is an aunt to many nieces and nephews. She has many hobbies which include, singing, cantoring at Mass, playing the piano, dancing, babysitting, baking, and spending time with her nieces and nephews.