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Guidance Counselor

32.jpgHello everyone!  My name is Kathy Linke.  I am your  6th - 12th grade School Counselor.  I am also the K-12 Nishnabotna School Counselor.    I love working with students and supporting them to reach their goals.  I attended three undergraduate colleges - Simpson College, Iowa  Western Community College, and Briar Cliff University receiving a degree  of Bachelors of Social Work.  I  completed my Master’s of Guidance and Counseling at  Northwest Missouri State University.  I have worked for the Clarinda Community  Schools, Lutheran Social Services, Iowa Department of Human Services, Nishna Productions, Inc., and the Abbe Center for Mental Health Community Care.  My  husband Jon works as the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor for Earl May, son Ryan is a student at NWMSU majoring in Music Education,  daughter Renae is also  a student at NWMSU majoring in Unified Science Biology Education.  I love camping, boating, thrill rides, motorcycling, cooking, listening/playing music, animals, trying new things, and having fun.     “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a  reality.” ― Roopleen

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