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Dr. Melissa Thompson has worked with the students of Houston County Schools for more than 20 years.  She began as a paraprofessional at Thomas Elementary and taught at Kings Chapel Elementary.  In 1997 she became the Counselor at Perry Elementary and later added Tucker Elementary.  Today she is the School Counselor at Tucker.  She received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan College, a Masters Degree in School Counseling from Fort Valley State University and a Counseling Psychology Doctorate degree from Argosy University.  She studied portrait painting at Wesleyan College and interior decorating at the Savannah School of Interior Design.  Dr. Thompson’s Counseling Programs at Tucker include guidance classes, prevention classes, and skill building in the areas of relationships, decision making, and academic achievement.  She endeavors to provide support for the students, parents, and staff of Tucker Elementary.