Meet the Team

  • Meet the Team

  • Headshot of Sarah Barbour, Director

    Sarah Barbour

    Sarah serves as the Director of the Marietta Student Life Center. Sarah believes in restorative leadership and the potential of working with others to transform our communities. This mindset influences the way she builds community partnerships to support our students, families, and staff.

    Sarah's career spans over 20 years in the fields of mental health and K-12 education settings. She holds degrees from University of Maryland, McDaniel College and Johns Hopkins University. Sarah spends her weekends training her new therapy dog "Jimmy" or checking out unique restaurants in the city.

  • Headshot of Marie Papini, Coordinator

    Marie Papini

    Marie serves as the School Counselor in the Marietta Student Life Center.  You can find Marie hosting a small group after school on Mondays, supporting students with crisis needs, and hosting 504 meetings.   Marie has a  passion for using trauma-informed practices, bullying prevention, and crisis triage responses in her work with our students.

    Marie has been a Professional School Counselor for 15 years. She holds degrees from Western Illinois University, Mississippi State University, and Carson Newman University. When she isn't working, Marie loves to travel or spend time with her partner and their three dogs.

  • Sinara Moura Headshot

    Sinara Moura

    Sinara is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and coordinates our food pantry.  She is a Mercer University graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services.  Sinara’s ultimate goal is to use her knowledge and experience to create lasting change for our students, staff and families and is dedicated to making a positive impact within our Latino community.

    During her free time, Sinara loves to hike, cook, garden, and spend quality time with family and friends.