Welcome to C. T. Walker's Professional School Counseling Department!
There are two counselors at C. T. Walker as well as a Counseling Secretary. Both counselors are here to help all students as well as support teachers and staff at all grade levels. We are also here to address parents' concerns. You will often see us attending Response to Intervention meetings and parent conferences. We are available Monday-Friday from 8:15 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Mrs. Laurie Montgomery
Professional School Counselor
Welcome to our webpage!! My name is Laurie Montgomery and I have been a School Counselor in Richmond County for 22 years. The first 5 years were at Garrett and Monte Sano Elementary and I have been at C. T. Walker for 17 years. I have a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences from University of Georgia and ran an Interior Design and Drapery Business in Savannah until my family moved to Augusta. In Augusta, I graduated from Augusta University with a Masters in Education with an emphasis on School Counseling. Ms. Lee and I work to assist teachers and staff with all students K-5. I concentrate on grades 3-5 for Classroom Guidance.
My husband, Erick Montgomery, is Executive Director of Historic Augusta, Inc. We have three children who are now 35, 33, and 28. They all attended Richmond County Public Schools; Forest Hills, Lake Forest Hills, Langford Middle School, C. T. Walker and Davidson Fine Arts. All of my children have graduated from Georgia colleges, one from UGA, one from Georgia Southern and one from Georgia College in Milledgeville.
My other supporting roles in the school are as Red Ribbon Week Coordinator and heading the Safety Patrol. I also am in charge of Magnet School testing for Kindergarten students and registration. My personal interests are reading, swimming, cycling, walking, and music.
I truly enjoy getting to know our students and helping them with any challenges they may face. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can help you in any way.
Ms. Kenya Lee
Professional School Counselor
Ms. Lee has been assigned grades K-2 and is also the Title I representative. Before coming to C.T. Walker, Ms. Kenya Lee obtained a B.S. in Psychology from Georgia Southern University and her Masters in Education with an Emphasis in Counseling from Augusta State University as well as her Educational Specialist Degree. She is Nationally Board Certified and has her Associate License in counseling. This is her 8th year as a Walker Wildcat. Ms. Lee loves to travel, read and spend time with her family.
Mrs. Melody Smith
School Counselor Secretary
Mrs. Melody Mays, School Counselors' Secretary, was herself a Walker Wildcat and has one child who attended Walker and graduated from Westside. She currently has one child at Davidson Fine Arts and one child at RCTCM. Both attended C. T. Walker for elementary school. She is in Room 10 and can assist you with records and transcripts.
If you have a concern or need to reach us, please email us or you can also call the School Counselor Secretary, Mrs. Melody Mays at her extension to leave a message. The phone number is (706) 823-6950.
We are all looking forward to a wonderful 2023-2024 school year!