Karen Elaine Hicks

Adjunct Counselor / Counselor
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My Background

  • Hometown: Lansing, MI
  • High School: Waverly High School, Lansing, MI
  • Professional Experience: I have been a counselor in K-12 setting since 1984 when I was a special needs counselor in Cheboygan, MI. I was middle/high school counselor at Holton from 2000-1998 and with Whitehall District Schools from 2000-2014 in both Early Elementary and the high school. I have worked as an adjunct counselor at MCC off and on since 1989!
  • Academic Degrees: BS in Biology and Education, Michigan State University, MA in Counseling, K-12, Michigan State University
  • Classes Taught: I taught Abnormal Psychology in the Criminal Justice Department.

More About Me

  • I have coached cross country and girls track for a number of years. My personal running accomplishment was completing the 5/3rd 25km race in Grand Rapids!
  • I have 2 large dogs, 4 cats, a bird and goldfish at my house. Sometimes it looks like a Warner Brothers cartoon with everyone chasing each other!
  • My home is a National Wildlife Certified Habitat.
  • I have 3 children and 3 grandchildren that are the most important people in my life.
  • My favorite quote: “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”