Student Success Center

The Student Success Center is located across from the cafeteria and the student lounge.

  • CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment with your school counselor.
  • CLICK HERE for a list of all the college and military representatives that will be visiting BHS this month.
  • CLICK HERE for a list of colleges that offer free applications all year or during the month of October!
  • FOLLOW US ON TWITTER  @BrainerdHighSSC    (we do not follow students back)
  • LOOKING FOR A JOB?  Find a collection of resources to help students explore careers, as well as find tips how to complete applications, prepare for an interview and more!  The Bridges Workplace Connection has launched a new job search website with jobs exclusively for high school students. Visit it at and start your search today!

Student Success Center Staff  
 Jenny Barnhart
South Campus (9th) 
BHS South
Campus Main Office
Joy Ruzich
Student Success Center
Kellie McConville

Student Success Center
Jama Davidson

Picture coming soon!

Rural MN CEP Career Advisor
Available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Student Success Center
Melissa Janssen

Picture coming soon!

Lead Special Education Teacher
BHS Student Services Office

Licensed School Counselors  
Jackie Extrand
Grade 9 - South Campus
Note: Tashana Husom is currently filling in for Jackie.  
Her email address is
BHS South 
Campus Main Office
Dan Fischer
Grades 10-12 last names A-G
Student Success Center
Christina Kavanaugh
Grades 10-12 last names H-O
Student Success Center
Jeff Howard
Grades 10-12 last names P-Z
Student Success Center
Shelly Streed
College and Career
Student Success Center

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