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Maryville Christian School places a high value on counseling our high school students through the academic and college/career planning process. We partner with parents in guiding young people through the exciting discovery of God's design and their "fit" in the Kingdom, so that they can live out their unique calling in an increasingly complex world. 

The Guidance Office provides academic direction for students as they strive to realize their maximum academic and personal potential in MCS's college preparatory curriculum. We work with them on college selection and career exploration in planning for life beyond high school. We also advise and support them in the quest for scholarships and financial aid as they take the next step in their educational journey. 

Each aspect of guidance, whether academic, social, or personal, is biblically focused and carried out through trained, caring professionals. Please feel free to contact us regarding the specifics of our services. Thank you for your interest in Maryville Christian School!

Guidance Counselor:  Sheilah Scherer
Phone  865-681-3205 ext. 239

Mrs. Scherer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and a Master of Science in community counseling. She has spent the last 20 years working in Christian higher education, guidance counseling, and teaching. Her favorite thing about MCS is how the staff, administration, students, and parents hold God's Word in high regard and strive to show His love to one another. Mrs. Scherer and her husband, Ron, recently relocated to Tennessee from the suburbs of Chicago.  Three of their four children (Micaiah, Elijah, and Annie) are college age, and their oldest, Tyler, is in the work force.  Mrs. Scherer enjoys hiking, Bible study, and hanging out with her family. She calls River Oaks Community Church her church home.  Her favorite verse is Isaiah 43:4a: "You are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you."




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