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Melissa Drager

High School Counselor

Bachelor’s Degree, Neuroscience and German, University of Michigan; Master’s Degree, Counseling, Wayne State University

Melissa Drager is a counselor who works with students in grades 9–12.

Why She Became an Educator

Ms. Drager became a school counselor because she loves to listen when someone is having a tough time or just wants to chat. She enjoys helping students work toward their goals and make plans for the future.

Ms. Drager . . . keeps the students’ best interest[s] her focal point each day and in every task. She is quick to respond and does her best to help everyone around her.

— Shanna Shepherd, Manager of Counseling

The Online School Experience at Lighthouse Connections Academy

Ms. Drager believes that this school can be a wonderful solution for many types of students with different challenges and needs. She reports that all the teachers here make a point of being helpful and accommodating.

Ms. Drager’s Personal Interests

When Ms. Drager isn’t at work, you can find her reading, binging Netflix, or spending time with her husband and their dog, Hank.