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    Greetings,

    I am Brandi Shanklin, School Counselor for grades 9 and 10.  This is my fourteenth year in education and my fourth year as a school counselor. I am very excited to join the Hillcrest High School Patriots family. Read more about my education and experience below:

    Education:

    • 2003-Bachelor of Arts in English Language Arts from Stillman College
    • 2010- Master of Teaching in English Language Arts from The University of West Alabama
    • 2016- Master of Education in Professional School Counseling from The University of West Alabama

    Experience: 

    • Hillcrest High School, School Counselor (2019-present)
    • Sipsey Valley High School, School Counselor (2016-2019)
    • Sipsey Valley High School, English Language Arts teacher (2010-2016)
    • Greensboro High School, English Language Arts teacher (2006-2010)

    School Counseling and Program Mission Statement 

    The aim of the Hillcrest Counseling Department is to provide a school counseling and guidance program designed to assist all students in attaining their maximum potential in academic, career, and personal/social development. We seek to achieve this by giving all students access to available information, resources, and opportunities. We believe in our school motto, “Building Excellence, One Patriot at a Time,” and support that overall mission by providing a counseling program that instills responsibility and accountability.