Phone: 828.396.2188 ext 386414


Degrees and Certifications:

Post-Master's Certificate, Advanced School Counseling, University of North Carolina at Greensboro M.A. Agency Counseling with School Licensure, Lenoir Rhyne University B.S. Communication Disorders, Appalachian State University NBPTS, NCC, LCMHCA

Mrs. Laura Parnell

My name is Laura Parnell. I am the school counselor for students in grades 10-12, last names G-O. 

I'm a native of Caldwell County and attended Appalachian State for my undergraduate degree. I received a degree in Communication Disorders (B.S.) and received a Master of Arts in Agency Counseling with School Licensure from Lenoir Rhyne University. I have worked as a exceptional children's teacher and as a school counselor at all levels. I am certified through the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and hold an advanced degree in School Counseling from UNC-Greensboro. 

I am passionate about helping students achieve their goals and strive to support my students in all areas of their development: academic, socio-emotional, and career.

Please contact me at if you have questions or concerns throughout the year. I'm looking forward to a great year. Click here to schedule a meeting with me

For additional information and resources, visit our South Caldwell High School Counseling Website!