Courtney Vaughn

MS Counselor and 8th Grade Knight's Success


  • B.S. Psychology – Clemson University
  • M.Ed. Counselor Education – Clemson University
  • Ed.S. Counselor Education – Clemson University

Previous Work Experience:

  • Greenville County Schools: Mauldin High School (internships at Bells Crossing Elementary School, Sevier Middle School, and Hillcrest High School)
  • New Foundations Group Home for Children


  • SC State Board of Education – Elementary and Secondary
  • School Counseling: Masters Plus 30


  • Palmetto State School Counseling Association (PSSCA)
  • American School Counseling Association (ASCA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Delta Pi

I began teaching in 2014
I began at SJCS in 2020

Singing worship music with my husband, Old Testament study, Biblical theology, watching college and elite gymnastics, listening to podcasts, cooking, trying new restaurants, quality time with my two little boys (Asa and Aiden)

Favorite Links: (app)

Favorite Quotes:
“To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear. But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like being loved by God.” — CS Lewis

“2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” — James 1:2-4

“The heart cannot love what the mind does not know…If we want to feel deeply about God, we must learn to think deeply about God.” — Jen Wilkin

Interesting Fact(s) About Me:
My birthday is on Christmas Day. I absolutely love music and have experience playing many instruments including piano, clarinet, guitar, ukulele, bass guitar and voice. I played volleyball for Dorman High School and still love to watch the sport today!

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