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Meet the Counselors

Bonita Hunter


Ms. Bonita Hunter

Hello! I am one of the school counselors at LEMS.  I work with students with the last names A-K. I graduated from Winthrop University with a BA in Psychology and later earned a Masters of Education degree from South Carolina State University in Counselor Education.  I look forward to another great year.  My door is always open.  Please feel free to contact me with your concerns.   



Phone: 803-438-3591 ext. 6055
Degrees and Certifications:BA in Psychology
MEd School Counseling
National Board Certified

Sylvia Blackwell


Ms. Sylvia M. Blackwell

Hello! I am one of the school counselors, I work with 7th grade, 8th grade Gold team and I am the Testing Coordinator. My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, from South Carolina State University. Please feel free to contact me at any time. Looking forward to another great year. Go Leopards!!






Phone: 803-438-3591 Ext.6056
Degrees and Certifications:BS in Sociology
MA Rehab. Counseling
GCDF Certified