Cynthia (Black) Patterson, 31, has been among the best bowlers for 24 years, dating back to her singles, doubles, team, and all-events titles as a youth bowler in the Greater Detroit Young American Bowling Alliance. She is a past winner of the Michigan State Women’s Bowling Association Star of Tomorrow Award.
Currently, she is tied with Aleta Sill for the highest all-time average in the Greater Detroit Women’s Bowling Association. She also was part of the five-woman team that set the WIBC national record for a single-game score. She has three 300 games and an 815 high series.
A flight attendant for Pinnacle Airlines, Patterson also works at the Bowlers Aid Pro Shop at Skore Lanes in Taylor. She recently was inducted into the Tri-City Women’s Bowling Hall of Fame in Western Wayne County.