Kimberly Davis, a school counselor at Graham Middle School, has received national honors for helping middle school students find personal and scholastic success.
Davis was named a national semifinalist for the 2013 School Counselor of the Year award by the American School Counselor Association. In the 2011-12 school year, Davis was honored as the North Carolina Middle School Counselor of the Year by the North Carolina School Counselor Association.
Davis’ professional background includes experience as both school counselor and school social worker. Serving as school counselor at Graham Middle since 2007, Davis previously served as a school social worker for four years and as a project leader for the Tobacco Education Alternative Program for three years with Guilford County Schools, as well as a safe schools intervention specialist with Alamance-Burlington Schools.
Davis is credited with creating and implementing an innovative sixth-grade transition program at Graham Middle that incorporates a mentoring/leadership program for eighth-grade students. She organizes parent workshops, schedules monthly college visits for seventh and eighth-grade students, and assists these students with career guidance lessons.