School Counseling

Essex High School Counselors support the Standards of Learning by providing comprehensive counseling services for our students to facilitate their academic, career, personal, and social development. EHS School Counselors collaborate with parents, teachers, and administrators to promote the academic success and well-being of our students. We provide strategies and services aligned with the Standards for School Counseling Programs in Virginia Public Schools.

EHS School Counselors
Sarah McDermott   Last Names A-I
Diondra Mercer       Last Names J-Z

School Counseling Secretary
Amanda Taylor

EHS School Profile

School Counselor Request 


Upcoming Events!

10/24/2018- Unity Day: Unity day is a day of awareness for Anti-Bullying. Students and staff are encouraged to wear orange in solidarity against bullying. 

10/30/2018 - SuperFAFSA Night: Come fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid! We will have volunteers from RCC coming to assist, and a scholarship drawing!

11/12/2018- 11/16/2018 - Virginia College Application Week
: Students will have several opportunities during the second full week of November to complete college and job applications, search for scholarships, and learn all about life after high school!


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