McKenna Bast joins Charter Arts this year as a School Counselor. McKenna is a Lehigh Valley native growing up and currently residing in Allentown. She attended Muhlenberg College, earning her degree in Psychology/Public health and graduating with honors. After graduation, McKenna pursued her master’s at Kutztown University in School Counseling where she also graduated with honors. She has previously worked as a Student Assistance Program Liaison for the Lehigh/Northampton County school districts and as a therapist for a school-based outpatient program. McKenna is excited to transition these skills to the Charter Arts School Counseling Department. Outside of work McKenna enjoys being outdoors, biking, drawing/painting, playing piano, and spending time with her pets.