Undergraduate: Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Graduate: Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
Catholic Leadership: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Mrs. Yanni is married to Steve Yanni and together they have three children. Mrs. Yanni taught Kindergarten at St. Mary’s, 1995-96, after which she became a stay home mom when their second child was born. When their youngest was in grade 1, Mrs. Yanni returned to teaching, again in Kindergarten at St. Mary’s. She remained in this position until the family moved downstate, where she taught a young fives program with Vicksburg Public Schools. Upon returning to SSM, Mrs. Yanni once more returned to St. Mary’s to teach grade 3. Mrs. Yanni remained in this position until she accepted the position as Principal in 2015.