Ms. Zaiko graduate from North Judson-San Pierre high school. While she attended she was an active member of the Cross-Country, Swimming, and Track teams. She was a member of many clubs including Art League, Math Bowl, Science Club, Spanish Club. Outside of school she was involved with 4-H and Girl Scouts. Ms. Zaiko graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Physical Education. While she attended she was an active member of the Synchronized Swimming, Water Polo, and Battleship teams.