Phone: 704 836-9125


Degrees and Certifications:

Yeva Hall-Williamson

School Counselor

I joined GCS as an intern in the fall of 2005 from the profession of agency/mental health case management. My counseling experiences are with the elementary and high school levels. My Undergraduate Degree (UNC-Charlotte) is in Psychology and my Graduate Degree in School Counseling is from Gardner-Webb University. For the last decade, I have served on the district's Suicide Prevention Committee and I've also served a total of 8 years as a facilitator for high school counselors. Aside from my professional joys of supporting my fellow school counselors, I love singing, listening to different genres of music, and attending shows in other areas of the Arts. Currently, I am the school counselor for virtual students in grades 11 and 12.

SCHEDULE A COUNSELOR APPOINTMENT by scanning the QR Code on the GVA website


STAY CURRENT by joining the Remind Text Messages for your grade level!






SENIOR FORMS items that you will need to complete if you are in grade 12

   Early Graduation (Fall)  Early Release (Fall) Exit Survey (Spring) *CHECK YOUR EMAIL or the WEBSITE


COUNSELOR’S TIPS FOR SUCCESS: Check your emails weekly for IMPORTANT counseling communications! Stay on top of your Canvas and Edgenuity classes weekly! Connect with your school counselor!



Degrees and Certifications:

Johnita Harris (K-8 School Counselor)

Hello, my name is Johnita Harris, and I am honored to serve as your Gaston Virtual Academy School Counselor, grades K-8. I am a proud graduate of The University of Toledo and received my Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Montreat College. As of now, I am attending Winthrop University to receive my Post-Master’s in Counseling Certification in School Counseling at Winthrop University.

My hobbies and interests include spending time with family and friends, traveling, outdoor activities, reading and visiting museums. My favorite colors are yellow, orange, green, and purple. My favorite food is chili. 

My favorite quote is“I have made up my mind to define my own destiny” ~Ms. Lauryen Hill.

Ms. Harris' GVA Calming Room Site