9th & 10th Grade
A-K - Mrs. Cary Settles
L-Z - Mrs. Torrye Isom
11th & 12th Grade
A-Co - Ms. Stephanie Medlin
Cp-Ht - Dr. Boone Benton
Hu-Me - Mrs. Bessie Battles
Mf-Sa - Ms. Ashlee Linderman
Sb-Z - Mr. William Blair
College and Career Counselor
Dr. Stacy Dehnke
SST Coordinator - Mrs. Torrye Isom
504 Coordinator- Mrs. Bessie Battles
ESOL Counselor - Mrs. Cary Settles
are assigned by student's
grade and last name.
Click above links to email.
To withdraw a student:
During digital learning, Gwinnett County School Counselors will continue supporting students' academic success, career development, and social-emotional growth, utilizing Zoom and Google Meet for individual meetings, conferences, presentations, groups, and classroom lessons/activities.
Students can schedule (face-to-face or digital) appointments with counselors. More information can be found here.
To limit the amount of visitors in the building, all parent meetings will be virtual. Please email your student's counselor if needed.
View the 2020-21 Schedule
9th Grade Parent Night *
August 17, 6PM
Senior Parent Night *
August 20, 6PM
Sophomore Parent Night *
August 27, 6 PM
Financial Aid Night *
September 24, 6 PM
College Options Now *
November 19, 6 PM
Junior Parent Night
January 21, 6 PM
Rising 9th Grade Parent Night *
January 25, 6 PM
Class of 2021 (SENIORS)
Senior Parent Night: Watch here.
College Planning/Financial Aid Night: September 24, 6 PM (LIVE through Zoom)
Learn more about the process of applying for student loans, grants, and scholarships to help pay for college.
Check Post-Secondary page for scholarships and the Senior Bulletin.
Sign up for Counseling's Remind Texts for college rep visits, scholarship opportunities, and more.Text the following to 81010 based on the first letter of your last name.BHS Counseling Seniors A-D Text @bhscouns1BHS Counseling Seniors E-J Text @bhscouns2BHS Counseling Seniors K-P Text @bhscouns3BHS Counseling Seniors Q-Z Text @bhscouns4
Class of 2023 (SOPHOMORES)
Sophomore Parent Night: View here
Class of 2024 (FRESHMEN)
9th Grade Parent Night: Watch here.
College Board Opportunity Scholarships
This one of a kind program rewards student effort in completing the six essential steps in the college application process:
1) Build Your College List
2) Practice for the SAT
3) Improve your Score
4) Strengthen your College List
5) Complete the FAFSA
6) Apply to Colleges
Awards range from $500-$2000 and completing all six steps will put students in the running for a $40,000 scholarship. Students in the Class of 2020 can join now by visiting cb.org/opportunity.
Set up a College Board account; link it to Khan Academy
See the video here.
Virtual Counselor's Corner
Need a counselor recommendation for college?
Complete Student and Parent Brag Sheets (linked below) to request one from your assigned counselor.
It is encouraged that both Student and Parent Brag Sheets are completed in order for the counselor to write the most comprehensive letter of recommendation.
Note: Your counselor needs 2 weeks (10 school days) to complete a letter of recommendation. Plan accordingly.
Mrs. Battles (Hu-Me)