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Zachary Hess

Zachary Hess
  • Assistant Director


Contact Information

  • Department: Upward Bound
  • Office: Patterson House
  • Mailing Address: Patterson House
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1082
  • Office Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30



A native of Beckley, West Virginia, Zak moved to Kentucky in 2001 to attend Berea College. In May of 2005, he completed a Bachelor’s Degree from Berea College in Speech Communication. During the fall of 2005, Zak began graduate studies at Eastern Kentucky University and, in 2009, received a Master of Arts Degree in Human Services. He recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration from Western Kentucky University. Zak joined the staff of Upward Bound during October of 2012 after working for two years with University Housing at EKU. He currently resides in Berea with his wife and two daughters. Zak is the Coordinator for Estill, Lee, and Powell counties.

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