Counseling Department

The Waverly Central High School Counseling Department offers a comprehensive program of services and information to students, parents, community and staff.  Our major emphasis is placed on the individual student and his or her needs. The Counseling Department consists of two counselors and a registrar. The services provided through the large group guidance, freshman and new student orientation, scheduling, assistance with post-secondary education, career development, information about scholarships, financial aid, vocational programs, colleges, application processes, and testing. The counselors work as a team in cooperation with faculty, administration, support staff, parents, and community volunteers to provide these services.

                         Come Meet Us

           Melissa Rye, Counselor

Paula Rumsey, Registrar

Kristen Curtis, Counseling Assistant

931-296-3274  Phone
931-296-7295  Fax 

Messages From Counseling

Summer Counseling Office Hours:
The counseling office will be open on Tuesday and Thursday between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. If you need assistance or are in need of a transcript you can call the office at 931-296-3274. Please leave a detailed message which includes your name at the time of graduation, the year you graduated and your date of birth, along with where you would like it to be sent. You may also e-mail Mrs. Rye at Please do not leave request on this page or contact the counseling office staff on their personal Facebook pages or cell phones. The office will be closed June 26th - July 3rd. We will respond to all messages as soon as possible.

New Valedictorian Requirements beginning with the class of 2020. 

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Registration Information

Registration information and documents  can be found under the "Parents and Students" Tab.  Click on Downloads.  

For students interested in taking Journalism either as a part of the Humanities Program of Study or as an elective, must fill out the Journalism Application that has been posted under the Parent and Students Tab in Downloads.

Dual Enrollment Applications and course request forms for Fall 2020 are available in the counseling office. 

Helpful Information

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Tennessee Scholars

Tennessee Scholar

 Tennessee Scholars has a clear and focused mission: to increase the percentage of Tennessee high school graduates prepared for post-secondary education, the workforce, or the military. It is a rewards and incentives program for students who graduate high school with the required courses and additional expectations of attendance, discipline, and volunteer service. Any student can be a Tennessee Scholar who chooses. The key to success is to prepare early. What are the benefits for graduating as a Tennessee Scholar?  Tennessee Scholars requirements are the minimum requirements one needs to prepare for college. The benefits are scholarships to many Universities, job preferential hiring, recognition at graduation, obtaining the distinction of being a scholar that will be on your permanent record for the rest of your life.  You can never go back and repeat high school so become a Tennessee Scholars today.