Counseling and Guidance Department

Welcome to the WCHS

Counseling & Guidance Department!

School Counselors


 Dr. Saudia Powell

12th Grade Counselor and Department Chair


Elizabeth Brand

9th-11th Grade Counselor (Last Names A - K)


 Tara Miller

9th-11th Grade Counselor (Last Names L - Z)

Move On When Ready Coordinator


Counseling Staff


Angela Davis - Registrar



Please make sure you check our site regularly for updated information

throughout the school year!

Meet Your Counselors


Dr. Saudia Powell


Dr. Saudia Powell is the Head Counselor at Worth County High School.  Dr. Powell was born in Bridgeport, CT, but was raised in Sylvester, GA.   Dr. Powell is honored to say that she is from "Ram Country."  She is a proud graduate of Worth County High School.  She also attended and graduated from another nearby Ram School, home of the Albany State Golden Rams with a Bachelor of Science in Business/Marketing in 1988.  She remained at Albany State University to complete her Master of Education degree in Special Education with a Concentration in Interrelated in 2002.

Dr. Powell worked as a Special Education/Inclusion teacher for 14 years (7 years at the elementary level and 7 years at the high school level).  After receiving her degree of Education Specialist in School Counseling in 2004 from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida, Dr. Powell begin her School Counseling career at Worth County High School in 2005.  She later returned to Argosy University to complete the Degree of Doctor of Education in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. 

Dr. Powell is the wife of Councilmember of City of Sylvester Ward 1, Melvin J. Powell and the proud mother of Rakia and Rakeem Malachi.  She is an active member of her church and a member of the Greek Organization, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  


Mrs. Tara Miller


Tara Miller is the school counselor for 9th - 11th grade students with last names beginning with L - Z.  She is also the Move On When Ready (MOWR) Coordinator for high school.  She has worked in education for 20 years and 17 of those years have been spent at the high school level.  She has over 15 years experience with MOWR.  She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology in 1994 and her Master's in School Counseling in 1997, both from Georgia Southern University.  

Her hometown is Tifton, GA.  She is married to Marty Miller and they have 3 children: Colee, Ben and Summer Grace.  She is excited to be working with the students of Worth County High!




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