Dr. Randi Hutchens
High School Counselor

This is my 14th year in education, and I have taught or counseled a range of students – from Pre-Kindergarten all the way to upperclassmen at the University of Arkansas. I am very excited to be at West Fork High School!

I earned Ph.D from the University of Arkansas in 2017, and my area of passion/research is helping students to navigate barriers to success in rural and high-poverty settings.

I can be contacted Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at 479.839.3131 extension 4042 or by email at rhutchens@wftigers.org. I strongly prefer email communication!

Education Experience

University of Arkansas
2017

Ph. D

Nicole Givens
Middle School Counselor

Hi! I’m the West Fork Middle School Counselor. I have been working in education for 22 years both as a classroom teacher and a Counselor at the Middle School, Junior High and High School level. I am married and have 6 children, 4 of which are adopted.

I am a graduate of Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History Education. I also have a Master of Education Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

I can be contacted Monday-Friday 8 am-3 pm at 479-839-2231 ext. 3024 or by email at ngivens@wftigers.org.

Education Experience

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Masters of Education in Counselor Education

 

Arkansas Tech University

Bachelor of Arts in History Education

Dena McKnight
Elementary School Counselor

Hello! My name is Dena McKnight and I am the West Fork Elementary School counselor. I’ve lived in West Fork for over 20 years and have loved being involved in this community. I am married and have three children who have attended West Fork Schools.

I am a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, with a minor in Early Childhood Education. I attended graduate school at the University of Arkansas, where I earned my Master of Science Degree in Counseling.

I can be contacted Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at 839.3342 extension 2028 or by email at dmcknight@wftigers.org.

I have the opportunity to support students and their families in many different ways in my role as school counselor.

Education Experience

University of Arkansas

Master of Science in Counseling

 

Ouachita Baptist University

Bachelor of Science in Education

Minor in Early Childhood Education