Support Services

Lydia Mayberry

Guidance Counselor



Welcome Bulldogs!  My name is Mrs. Mayberry and I love being a middle school counselor!  I also enjoy visiting and traveling with family and going to new places.  


While attending college, I earned a BSW Degree in Social Work and a Masters Degree in Education and School Counseling.  I love meeting new people and enjoy going to craft shows and fall festivals, especially in the mountains.


  I encourage all students to register online for the Crosby Scholars College Awareness Program. This exciting program/opportunity is provided free of charge.  Visit my school counseling webpage and you can access the Crosby Scholars website.  Students may also access all early college websites, so check it out!

Lanise White

SAP Counselor

Hello Everyone! My name is Lanise White. I’m excited to be a part of a wonderful team at Third Creek Middle School. I am your SAP Counselor at Third Creek Middle School. Go Bulldogs!

I am a graduate from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University with a Bachelor degree in Early Child Development and Family Consumer Science. I’m also a graduate from Capella University with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

My position as the school SAP Counselor is to serve as an additional support for students who are struggling with behavior problems, emotional issues, and another resource to help students succeed academically in life. My passion is helping others and I enjoy seeing a smile on students' faces. 

Paola Candelaria

Social Worker

Hello Bulldogs!! It is a pleasure to introduce myself as the School Social Worker for Third Creek Middle and Third Creek Elementary School. 

I am an early college graduate from the Yadkin Early College and Surry Community College partnership, I then transferred to Winston-Salem State University where I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work.

As the school social worker I serve as a support for students who are struggling with mental, emotional, social, behavioral and/or familial issues that are negatively impacting their academic performance and overall well-being. 

My hope is for children and adolescents to empower themselves, tackle challenges, mature and ultimately improve their lives trajectory.

Kathryn Bradshaw


Hi everyone! My name is Kathryn Bradshaw and I work in the front office as the Bookkeeper here at Third Creek Middle School. This is my second year at Third Creek Middle and I am so excited for this school year. In my spare time I enjoy cooking and baking, decorating, and playing with my two dogs. I look forward to our year together!

 Go Bulldogs!

Stephanie Williams

Lead Custodian

Hello Bulldogs! My name is Stephanie Williams, and I am the lead custodian here at Third Creek Middle. I have been working at TCMS for 7 years. Some things I like to do are encourage people, lift people up, and see smiles on peoples face.  I am looking forward to seeing everybody back at school! 

Evelyn Clyburn

Matriarch of TCMS


Hello to all bulldogs and welcome to a great school year!

Working with middle school students is my passion.  Students reaching their potential is a very important goal to me.

I am a graduate of Livingstone College with a Bachelor of Science degree.  I am certified in math, ELA, middle school, business educator, and certified by the state as a mentor.  My sorority is AKA.

Always strive to be the best and dream big!


Bowman, Carolyn ~ Data Manager 

 Michaela VanDorn ~ School Nurse

Gillion, Cherie ~ Secretary

Fox, Traci ~ Language Arts Content Coach

Jodie Church~ Math Content Coach

Paslay, Sarah ~ Science Content Coach

Worthington, James ~ Social Studies Content Coach

Officer Lawrence ~ School Resource Officer