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                                   Welcome to the NCHS School Counseling Department!

The School Counseling Department at Nelson County High School is available to assist students, and their parents, throughout their high school career. Students are assigned to counselors alphabetically according to last name. 

We hope you will find useful information pertaining to college, scholarships, college visits, military opportunities, testing, and much more. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

We hope all our students have an enjoyable and successful school year!


Tracy Miller-Goode, Director

Alice Harlow, Secretary

Ricki Welton-Perry, School Counselor (O-Z 10th, L-Z 9th, 11th-12th)   

Shamane Day, School Counselor (A-N 10th, A-K 9th, 11th-12th) 

TBA,  College Advisor

Leslie Rodgers, Career Coach,  (Office hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am -- 4:00 pm.)                                                                                                                               

Carol Lemons, Grasp Advisor

What We Do

  • Individual Counseling 
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Classroom Lessons
  • Consultation with teachers and parents
  • Meetings (I.E.P., Child Study)
  • Testing / Test Preparation
  • Crisis intervention
  • College advising & recommendations
  • Evaluating transcripts and SOLs
  • Program planning, schedule adjustments
  • New student registration
  • Communication with parents
  • Special programs coordinated through our office:

Annual Scheduled Programs

  • Senior class presentations-Fall
  • Individual Senior Meetings-Fall
  • Senior college/career presentation -- Fall
  • Sophomore and Junior PSAT preparation -- Fall
  • Senior recommendation letters -- Fall/Winter
  • Super Saturday-January
  • Class Registration -- Winter/Spring
  • Freshman orientation-Spring
  • 10th grade Career Day--March
  • Junior college planning -- Spring
  • Academic Awards Ceremony-May
  • Senior Scholarship Ceremony-May

Nelson County High School

6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy

Lovingston, VA 22949

(434) 263-8317

(434) 263-4688 Fax

School Code: 471260