Mrs. Van Winkle assists students with the last names L thru R with academic and personal concerns as well as with college planning. She is a native of Northern Mississippi. She attended Mississippi State University where she graduated with her Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education. Before graduating with her Masters of Education in School Counseling from MTSU, Mrs. Van Winkle taught elementary school, 4th and 6th grade for six years. This is her sixth year at Blackman High School, where she serves as department chair for four years.. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her husband Luke, her two girls- Kennedy, 4 and Mia, 3.