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Ms. Maria Cherry

High School: Hunter Huss High School

College: North Carolina State University, B.A. in Psychology; M.A. in School Counseling

Job Title: School Counselor

About Me: I have been at Grier for 6 years and love working with middle school students. I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  In my free time I like to travel and bake. I also love watching college basketball.

Contact: mlcherry@gaston.k12.nc.us

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Ms. Tammy Beam

High School:  Burns High School

College/University: Appalachian State  Bachelor of Social Work;  Liberty University (MA) Human Services Counseling/Life Coach; Capella University-(MS) School Counseling

Job Title:  School Counselor 6th

About Me: This is my first year at Grier Middle School and I am so excited to get to know all the great families of this community.  I have been a School Counselor for 3 years. I enjoy family time and traveling.  I find my greatest inspiration and therapeudic moments in writing poetry.

Contact: tlbeam@gaston.k12.nc.us

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Mr. Christopher Walker

High School:  Dutch Fork High School  (Columbia SC area)

College:  Clemson University

Job Title:  School Counselor

About Me:  I have been a school counselor for 7 years but this is my first year at Grier Middle School.  I have a wonderful family with my wife Crystal, and 3 kids, Drew, Harrison, and Charlotte. We love to hike in the woods, and play games together.  I love to play golf and watching college football. Go Tigers!  

Contact:  cbwalker@gaston.k12.nc.us