School Counselor

Welcome to the Locust Fork High School Counseling website! 

The mission of the Locust Fork High School Counseling program is to prepare all students socially, academically, and emotionally for present and future challenges. Students have the opportunity to learn to understand self and others, to participate in educational and career exploration, and to pursue career planning opportunities in a safe, nurturing, and encouraging environment. The counselors work in a collaborative partnership with students, parents, teachers, and community members to empower students to reach their highest potential.

School Counselor
John Hughes
jhughes@blountboe.net
205-681-7846 ext. 13

My name is John Hughes. I have been the school counselor at Locust Fork High School for 26 years. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Samford University. I also have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education from UAB. I received a Masters of Education Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Montevallo. I have also taken additional graduate counseling and school administration classes at the University of Alabama.

I have been married to my wife Angela for eight years. We have a five-year-old cocker spaniel named Sallie. 

The goal of the our office is to help students in their academic and social growth and facilitate the process for college and career growth. 

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