Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Karen Rainwater

Hello West Lincoln students and parents!  My name is Karen Rainwater and I am the school counselor for students with Last Names (A - G).  This will be my tenth year at WLHS and twelfth year overall in the school system.  Prior to entering the school system I worked for six years at a mental health facility in Charlotte, NC.  I look forward to working with you and your children throughout their high school years. 


As a school counselor, I perform the following roles in order to promote positive development in academic, career and personal/social domains:

 * Individual counseling

 * Small group counseling (As needed) 


 * Career & College Promise through Gaston College

 * NCVPS Classes

 * NCSSM Classes

 * Governer's School 

 * Boys/Girls State

 * Attendance Letters for students under 16 years of age

 * Drop Out Prevention

 * Differentiated Diplomas 


Please contact me at (704) 736-9453 extension 27707 or