Guidance and Counseling is a program of services and information offered to assist students with their educational,
career and personal planning.

Students can receive help in the following areas:

  • Career Counseling, Information and Planning
  • College Information and Planning
  • Scholarship and Financial Aid Information
  • Academic Advising on High School Program to Follow
  • Course Selection and Scheduling
  • Personal Counseling on Individual Matters and Concerns
  • Testing
  • School Records Review
  • Job Placement Information
  • Information on Special Educational and Training Programs

Contact Information

Rod Kitzmiller
College Access Coordinator
(989) 643-7231, ext. 206


Jenell Barker
K-12 Counselor
(989) 643-7231, ext. 272 

Merrill Community Schools
555 W. Alice St.,  Merrill, MI 48637
Phone: 989-643-7261
Fax: 989-643-5570


As a school community, we believe in the importance of cultivating creative compassionate leaders prepared for lifelong success by fostering the intellectual, emotional, and physical well being of each individual.



Schools High School Counseling/Advising