More congratulations for Counselor Mary Ward and her Silver RAVE State Award
Dr. Sherri Savage, left, director of guidance and counseling, and Principal Margie Curry join in congratulating Brighton Middle School Counselor Mary Ward for winning the silver Alabama top counseling RAVE award in recognition of her accountability, verification, and excellence in her guidance program which is student-centered, data-driven and which focuses on academic, career and personal/social competencies according to national standards for school counseling. This year is the fourth year straight that a JefCoEd school has won a RAVE award, a signal counseling honor. For three years previous, Bottenfield Middle had taken top honors. Mrs. Ward is also a recently named National Board Certified Teacher and is working on her Ed. S. in counseling education online with the University of Alabama.
One of Alabama's top counseling programs is at Brighton Middle School and Counselor Mary Ward is making the difference. In addition to being a recently named National Board Certified Teacher, Mary Ward has eight years of experience in school counseling and is working on her Ed.S. in Counseling Education online with the University of Alabama. The RAVE award recognizes accountability, verification, and excellence for the successful support that the counselor gives to her 382 students at Brighton Middle School. Cheering her on with her last win are from left seventh graders, Christian Davis, Angel Moreno, Mrs. Ward, Jylha Horton, Kionna Milligan, and Zynorea Winston.