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Teays Valley Middle School Counselor Awarded


Congratulations to Teays Valley West Middle School counselor Joyce Duchak for receiving the Regional Award from the Ohio Middle Level Association. OMLA described her with this statement – “During her eleven years at Teays Valley West Middle School, Joyce Duchak has served students in crisis. Her compassion for students and her tireless work ethic have led to many initiatives focused on addressing the needs of children who may have experienced trauma. Whether it’s Joyce’s Girls Group, LIFE students, Grief Group, New Student Luncheons or the partnership she cultivated with Children’s Hospital’s Sign of Suicide program, Joyce Duchak is a champion for students in crisis.”
“Joyce is often the unsung hero at West Middle School. We were ecstatic to learn that OMLA was recognizing her for her work with our children. Congratulations, Mrs. Duchak!” West principal Michael Kauffeld said.