Scott Wiens (B.A., Bethel University; M.S. School Counseling, University of Wisconsin; Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration, University of St. Mary’s; Doctoral Candidate, University of Minnesota) joined St. Thomas High School in 2016. Prior to working at St. Thomas, Scott worked for 26 years in public and private education in Minnesota and at the American School in Switzerland. Scott has completed his doctoral research and is currently writing a dissertation on college readiness with an emphasis on underrepresented populations.
Lisa Hart (B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.Ed. Counselor Education, University of St. Thomas) joined the St. Thomas family in August 2013. She began her career in Catholic schools as a middle school teacher at St. Pius V Catholic School in Pasadena. She also served as the Career Services and Testing Coordinator at the University of St. Thomas.
Michael Lesher (B. Ed., University of Toledo; M. Ed., University of St. Thomas) began teaching at St. Thomas in August 2014. He began counseling at STH in 2015. Michael previously taught Art at Hambrick Middle School for six years and was a counselor at MacArthur High School for two years.
Theresa Northway joined the St. Thomas staff as the counseling department's administrative assistant in 1989. She and her husband David have three children, including a son who graduated from St. Thomas in 1992.
Iris Spells (B.A., Dillard University; M.A. Guidance and Counseling, Xavier University) served for 16 years as a high school counselor and administrator at a Catholic school in New Orleans. She moved to Houston following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and worked as a substitute counselor at Cypress Creek High School and Thornton Middle School until she joined St. Thomas in August 2006.
Robin Wagner (B.A., Psychology, M.Ed. School Counseling, Ed. S. Counseling and Consultation, Louisiana State University) joined the St. Thomas High School family in 2015. Robin is a National Board Certified Counselor and holds dual state school counseling certifications in both Texas and Louisiana. Robin has worked in campus- and district-level roles at public and private institutions as well as in the university setting as a counselor and counselor educator. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American School Counselor Association as well as their respective Texas chapters.
Charlene Adams-Mahaley (B.A., Social Work, San Diego State University; M.S., Educational Counseling, San Diego State University; Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership with a specialization in social justice, Fielding University, Santa Barbara, CA) Charlene joined St. Thomas in March of 2017. Prior to working at St. Thomas, she served in the role of admissions officer, counselor for health sciences (nursing, OT, PT), SBISD/HCC dual credit counselor, and college recruiter. She has also taught freshman student success courses. Originally from San Diego, California, Charlene has lived in Houston for 14 years in Spring Branch.