Meet your school counseling staff!
Ms. Beard - Students with last names A - K
Ms. Tori Beard joined MRMS in July 2021. She is assigned students with last names beginning A through K. She received her Master's in School Counseling from Liberty University. She spent 6 years as a Case Manager at Rockbridge Area Community Services before coming to Maury River. She loves Halloween and spends her days outside of school with her dog, Hugo, and spending time with friends and family.
Mrs. Paxton - Students with last names L - Z
Mrs. Raegan Paxton joined MRMS in January 2022. She is assigned students with the last names beginning L through Z. She received her Master's in Social Work from Concord University, and is working toward her Master's in School Counseling through Liberty University. Mrs. Paxton previously worked at Rockbridge Area Community Services as a Therapeutic Day Treatment Clinician. She and her husband recently became a family of 3 with the arrival of Maddox James. Outside of school, Mrs. Paxton enjoys riding horses and spending time with her family and friends.
Ms. Chism - Registrar
Ms. Donna Chism is the Counseling Office secretary, attendance coordinator and registrar. She is starting her 12th year at MRMS, and her 26th year with Rockbridge County Public Schools.Donna has two grown children and two grandchildren, and that keeps her very busy!