Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Guidance Department is to help individuals become self-directive and capable of creative and purposeful living within the framework of Christian ideals, morals, and principles. Through individual, group or classroom guidance the student is helped toward self-knowledge of his or her abilities and guided toward reasonable and meaningful decisions regarding academic, personal/social, and career matters.

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Your Counselor

The Guidance Department at St. Francis DeSales High School is comprised of four counselors, each of whom is assigned students at each grade level according to their last names. Students and counselors will continue to work together throughout their high school career.

Mr. Rick Baker   A-D
Mrs. Katie Shelton E-L
Ms. Carli Urcheck, M-R
Mr. Dan Rotella, S-Z
Mrs. Nicole Swisher, Director of the Aquinas Program

Please use the form on the right to contact your student's counselor with any questions you may have. One of our counselors will get back to you as soon as they can.

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To contact Intervention Specialists Lisa Monroe or Laura Fowler, or Instructional Aid Tammy Overstreet, please email them directly.