Alanna is currently attending the Therapeutic riding coach QQI level 6 course with Festina Lente. She is also awaiting accreditation in HSI Level 1 Coaching course, has completed Occupational First Aid Fetec Level 5 and Safeguarding 1 Child Welfare and Protection Basic Awareness courses.

Alanna was the deserving recipient of an award at the Garda Meath Youth Volunteer Awards in 2016 for her work with the charity.