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Students of Trio Upward Bound Discuss Resilience and Hope for the Future

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP) visited high school students of Trio Upward Bound in Lake and Eagle counties during their summer program residential stay at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville. AZYEP spent time learning about the program and joined a creative writing class discussion about reliance and what brings us hope for the future.

Beth Wysong is Executive Director of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP) in Carbondale, Colorado, broadcasting on KDNK Community Radio. Wysong works with students ages 8 to 18 combining her passion for education, music, and communication. She believes that youth radio makes a valuable impact in the lives of young people while providing them a voice that benefits the community. Wysong is an educator and has taught middle school in the public sector as well as English abroad. Wysong graduated with a BA in communication with an emphasis in media studies and an MA in educational leadership.
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