West Plains High School Counseling Staff



    Raegan Fox, MS. Counseling
    (417) 256-6150 Ext. 4360
    Fax (417) 256 - 4998

    Counselor for last names ending in A-G
    ACT Coordinator
    ASVAB Coordinator
    Arm Forces Recruiter Contact
    Early Degree Program
    College Dual Credit Contact

    Raegan Fox is a 2001 graduate of the Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education.  Ms. Fox received her Master of School Counseling from Evangel University in 2008 and a Masters in Educational Administration from William Woods in 2012. She is a 7-12 certified School Counselor and School Administrator.  Her educational career consists of teaching secondary agriculture education, high school counseling and also teaching as an adjunct faculty member for Drury University and Lindenwood University. This is Ms. Fox's 15th year in education and 2nd year as a West Plains Zizzer.



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    Whitney Orchard, MS. Counseling

    (417) 256-6150 Ext. 4357
    Fax (417) 256 - 4998

    Counselor for last names ending in H-O
    College Board Coordinator
    AP Testing
    National Merit
    NCAA/NAIA Contact
    Missouri Scholars Academy
    Sophomore Pilgrimage

    Whitney Orchard graduated from Missouri State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Vocational Family and Consumer Science. She completed her Master of Science in School Counseling from Evangel University in 2011. She has taught Family and Consumer Science at Reeds Spring High School and Willard Middle School, 9th grade English at Liberty High School, 9-12 counselor at Liberty High School and also currently teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Southwest Baptist University. This is Mrs. Orchard’s 17th year in education and her 1st year as a West Plains Zizzer.

    Jennifer Edgeller

    Jennifer Edgeller, MS. Counseling
    (417) 256-6150 Ext. 4358
    Fax (417) 256 - 4998

    Counselor for last names ending in P-Z
    K-8 Incoming Freshman Lead Counselor
    Zizzer Success Lead Counselor
    Boys and Girls State
    Interscholastic Contest

    For the past five years, I have been a math teacher here at West Plains High School and have greatly enjoyed working with students. This summer I finished my Master of Science Degree in School Counseling K-12 from Lindenwood University. In 2011, I graduated from Western Governors University with my degree in Secondary Education Mathematics 5-12. I have three associate degrees General Associate of Arts from MSU- WP which I earned in 2000, Associate of Applied Science in as an Electrical and Mechanical Technitian received in 2002 from Community College of the Air Force, and Associate of Applied Science in Information Management I received in 2005 also from the Community College of the Air Force. I am married to John W. Edgeller and we have two sons John David and Jeffrey. Prior to teaching I was a math tutor at MSU-WP and was in the Air Force and the Air National Guard for a total of six and a half years.

     Deana Rush

    Deanna Rush, BA
    Missouri College Advisor
    (417) 256-6150 Ext. 6202
    Fax (417) 256 - 4998

    College Applications
    Post Secondary Planning
    Financial Aid

    Deanna Rush grew up in Columbia, IL and graduated from Columbia High School in 2014. Ms. Rush attended Truman State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish in May 2018. While at Truman State University, Ms. Rush continued her love for serving within the college’s community and decided that serving within her career would be the right fit. Ms. Rush will be serving for the next two years as a College Adviser through the Missouri College Advising Corps, working closely with the seniors and juniors to help decide any after-high school plans.