Meet the Counseling Staff...


cliff_Kennedy_head_webCliff Kennedy, Guidance Counselor

Mr. Kennedy is a 1980 graduate of Meigs High School.  He is a 1984 graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a 1991 graduate of the University of Dayton with a master’s degree in School Guidance and Counseling.  Mr. Kennedy was a Specific Learning Disabilities Teacher in Meigs Local from 1984 to 1991.  He has been a Guidance Counselor at Meigs High School from 1991 to present.  Mr. Kennedy serves as Building Test Coordinator and has been an ACT Test Supervisor and Proctor.

Mr. Kennedy is married to Darla (Willliamson) Kennedy; a 1981 graduate of Meigs High School and a 1st grade teacher at Meigs Primary School.  They have two children (Kaylee and Scott) who are Meigs High School graduates and currently enrolled at Ohio University.  The Kennedy’s attend Heath United Methodist Church in Middleport.  They reside in Rutland.


Abby Harris, Guidance Counselor

Ms. Abby Harris is a 2001 graduate from Meigs High School. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling in 2006 from Marshall University. She continued her education at Marshall University and in 2010, she completed her Master’s Degree in School Counseling. Before joining the MHS Guidance Team in 2013, Ms. Harris worked in the school district with various grants such as the Grant to Reduce Alcohol Abuse (GRAA) and the elementary afterschool program through the 21st Century Grant. 

Ms. Harris resides in Pomeroy and has one adorable son, Porter. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, cooking, and playing softball. She also enjoys watching her nieces and nephew (Haley, Jared and Sydney) in Meigs athletic events. Besides Meigs, she is a fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Marshall Thundering Herd, and the Cincinnati Reds. Ms. Harris is a member of the Meigs Alumni Association, where she serves as the chairman for the Membership Committee. She is very proud to be a Marauder and looks forward to her career as the high school Guidance Counselor.

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