School Counselors

If you have a general inquiry for the Manchester Jr-Sr High School counseling department, please contact Guidance Secretary, Jo Kerr at 260-982-2196 ext. 370.



Jason Hesting
JASON HESTING

School Counselor
Manchester Intermediate School,
Grades 4-6
Manchester Jr High School,
Grade 7
Squire Academy,
Grades 7-12

260-982-2196 ext. 369
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Jason earned a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Indiana University and his Master of Science in Education, School Counseling from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Jason has been a school counselor since 2001 and has served as the Manchester Jr High School, Intermediate School, and Squire Academy school counselor for the past 16 years.

SPECIALIZES IN:

  • Educational & Career Counseling
  • School Testing Coordinator for ISTEP
  • Facilitating Students with Behavior Issues, Academic Performance, and Crisis Intervention
  • Coordinating Services with Bowen Center, Probation Department, and the Wabash County
    Department of Family & Children
Jodi Metzger
JODI METZGER

School Counselor
Manchester Jr-Sr High School
Grades 8-12, Last Names A-K

260-982-2196 ext. 228
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Jodi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Huntington University and her Master of Science in Education, School Counseling from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Jodi has been a school counselor since 2009 and is in her second year as a school counselor at Manchester Jr-Sr High School.

SPECIALIZES IN:

  • Dual Credit Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities
  • FAFSA Coordinator
  • School Testing Coordinator for ECAs and AP Exams
  • Manage Course Description Guide & Selection Sheets
  • Master Schedule
  • Foreign Exchange Student Coordinator
  • Enter Senior Grade Point Averages
  • NCAA Administrator
Lacey Wise
LACEY WISE

School Counselor
Manchester Jr-Sr High School
Grades 8-12, Last Names L-Z

260-982-2196 ext. 368
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Lacey received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and continued on to obtain her Master of Science in Education, School Counseling. Most recently, she continued her education to become a Career Development Facilitator.

Lacey has been a school counselor since 2008 and we welcome her to her first year at Manchester Jr-Sr High School.

SPECIALIZES IN:

  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • School Testing Coordinator for ISTEP
  • Complete Career Technical Education Report
  • Accuplacer for Department of Education
  • PSAT Coordinator
  • 21st Century Scholar Coordinator