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Guidance

Students are assigned a guidance counselor upon entering Thomson High School to assist in the development of a meaningful high school program, to explore interest and abilities, and to develop educational as well as personal growth. Guidance counselors will assist students to explore interests and abilities and to develop educational and career plans. Thomson High School students are encouraged to utilize the services provided by their counselor. For more information, contact the Guidance Department at 706-986-4222.

 

Guidance Staff

Counselor (Last Name A - G) Ashley Morey
Counselor (Last Name H - N) Peggy Grant
Counselor (Last Name O - Z) Glenn Short
Counselor (MAC) Portia Woodard
Registrar Beth Powers
Secretary Lynn Shelton
Apprenticeship Director Bill Beckum
 
Services by the Guidance Department are available in the following areas:
 
Information

Group orientations, conferences, reference material about careers, colleges, and job and training opportunities.

Placement

Counselors assist students to make the transition from middle school to high School, from high school to higher education, and from high school to career.

Evaluation

Counselors provide thorough review of each student’s areas of  strength and weakness as shown by test results, academic activities record, and teacher observations.

Personal/Social
Each student has needs outside of the academic and occupational categories which require attention.  In the counseling process he/she has the opportunity to realize his/her worth, his/her dignity as a human being and respectability as a unique individual.