989-643-7231 ext. 272
989-643-7231 ext. 272
Mrs. Katlin Gehringer is a licensed professional counselor who has four years of clinical experience. She started with Merrill Community Schools in the fall of 2022. Mrs. Gehrninger serves as the counselor for 6th - 12th grade students in our Middle and High School.
989-643-7283 ext. 129
Mrs. Kirstin Haltom began her school counselor journey as an intern at Merrill Elementary School. She loved it here and we loved her too. The following year we brought her on as a full time counselor in the Elementary building serving students in Kindergarten - 5th grade.
989-643-7231 ext. 273
Ms. Stacey Smyczynski is Merrill Community Schools K-12 Mental Health Practitioner. She has 25 years of social work experience both in and outside of school districts. She has served the Merrill Community School District for two years and has become an asset to our team.
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