The School Counselors at First Flight High School help all students address developmental needs. Acting as student's advocate, the role or a school counselor is to provide and deliver a comprehensive school counseling program encouraging all students' academic, career and social/emotional development and helping all students in maximizing their student achievement (American School Counselor Association).
Meet the counselors here!
Lisa Wheless, Counselor (last names A-G)
email@example.com | 252-449-7000 EXT 2432
My name is Lisa Wheless and this is my ninth year at First Flight High School. I have 15 years all together as a school counselor in Dare County.
I was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to a military dad and a mom from Czechoslovakia. I am one of five children and am an identical twin. I have my BA in Art History from Chapel Hill (where my twin and I played tennis) and my MEd from Campbell University in School Guidance and Counseling. I am married with two children.
I feel I have found my calling as a counselor and am excited to work with young adults as a career.
Amy White, Lead Counselor, (last names H-P)
firstname.lastname@example.org | 252-449-7000 EXT 2443
Hi. My name is Amy White and this is my fifth year at FFHS. I have been a school counselor for 17 years, starting my career in South Florida. I’m originally from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). I currently live in Kill Devil Hills with my husband and daughter. I enjoy working with the students to provide academic, social/emotional support and college/career planning. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or you need assistance.
Kyle Eaker, Counselor (last names Q-Z)
email@example.com | 252-449-7000 EXT 2448
Hi. My name is Kyle Eaker and I am in my second year at FFHS. As a school counselor, I provide academic, social, and emotional support to students. I also help plan for college and careers. I live in Kill Devil Hills with my wife and daughter. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or you need assistance.
Jennie Rook, Career Development Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | 252-449-7000 EXT 2499
Debbie Mitchell, Secretary
email@example.com | 252-449-7000 EXT 2444
My name is Debbie Mitchell. I am a counseling secretary and I have been employed with the Dare County Schools for 16 years. I am originally from upstate New York and I am a huge Appalachian State fan. I currently live in Kill Devil Hills with my husband and my three dogs, but I have two grown sons and three granddaughters and a grandson. I enjoy working in the counseling center and helping students any way I can.