T. F. Riggs Counseling

Our Mission

The Pierre School District Counseling mission is to address the needs of all students by helping them to acquire competencies in academic, career, and personal/social development domains. Working together with teachers, administrators, parents and the community, the school counselor will assist all students in becoming successful life-long learners.


Meet our School Counselors and Staff

Nicole Thorson

School Counselor


Nicole.Thorson@k12.sd.us

Sophomore &

Freshman A-G



Fax: 605 - 773 - 7360


Kim Rogers

School Counselor


kim.rogers@k12.sd.us

Junior &

Freshman H-N



Phone: 605-773-7354

Ryan Munson

School Counselor


Ryan.Munson@k12.sd.us

Senior &

Freshman O-Z




Carlene Barber

Counseling Secretary


Carlene.Barber@k12.sd.us


Suicide Hotline-988

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 9-8-8. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.