Director Ms. Zanna is a graduate of Ball State University’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program and is currently earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. Ms. Zanna is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and improve their well-being. Ms. Zanna previously worked in child welfare for the State of Indiana and most recently as an Academic Advisor with Ivy Tech Muncie and Henry County Campuses. Ms. Zanna loves traveling, attending musical events, and being outdoors.
Outreach Coordinator Ms. Abby is an Emporia State University graduate from Fredonia, Kansas. She is also an alumna from the Independence Community College Upward Bound program. Considering her passions it was only right that as an advocate for education, she would move to Muncie and begin her career with Upward Bound. Ms. Abby is grateful for the opportunity to guide future first generation students like herself to collegiate success. In her free time, she's all about creativity, photography, and plant shopping.
Academic Coordinator Mr. Isaiah is a graduate from Muncie Central High School. He is currently earning his degree in social work at Ivy Tech Community College. Mr. Isaiah is excited to be giving back to his high school and reaching students that were similar to him. His role is to help Upward Bound participants succeed in academia by leading one on one meetings, grade checking, goal setting, skill building, and much more! He also loves to watch super hero movies, football, and anime.