Degrees and Certifications:
Gaston College A.A.S. Paralegal Studies Gardner Webb B.S. Criminal Justice Liberty University (currently enrolled) Master Ed. School Counseling NAEOP Professional Standards Certificate - Professional Level Notary Public
Ms. Machelle Thomas
I am excited to be your school counselor this year at S. Ray Lowder Elementary. While this is my first year as your school counselor, it is not my first year at S. Ray Lowder. I have been part of S. Ray Lowder for 11 years as Powerschool Data Manager before pursuing my Master of Education degree in School Counseling at Liberty University.
I am a proud mother of 2 wonderful children that are both graduates of Lincolnton High School and 2 precious furbabies!
I look forward to working with each of our awesome students, our amazing staff and families this year. Please contact me if I can be any service to you, your child or family. This is going to be a magnificent year at S. Ray!
Machelle Thomas, School Counselor
Direct Line: 704-736-1017 ext. 60151
Graduate of Cherryville High School (1986)
Gaston College, Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal Studies (2007)
Gardner Webb University, Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice (2016)
Liberty University, Masters of Education, School Counseling (2020)
Member of American School Counselors Association
Member of American Counseling Association
Trained in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills and First Aid (ASIST)