Teacher Spotlight: Denelle McWherter

Denelle McWherter - school counselor at Riverbend Middle School - said she was drawn to her job by the desire to help kids find their career paths. She has worked at the school for the past 15 years.

A native of Alden, Denelle McWherter has worked at Riverbend Middle School for the past 15 years. The school counselor had plans of looking into a career in the medical field, but ultimately decided that path was not for her.

After earning a college degree in social work, McWherter returned to school to obtain her masters degree in school counseling.

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