• Welcome to BNL's Counseling Department 

    Students are assigned a counselor alphabetically. See assignments (by last name) below. 

    How do I see my counselor?

    Students can sign up to see their counselor in their Google Classroom or by using the link below. Once a student has signed up their counselor will send a pass to the student as soon as they are available.

    Click here to find the Counseling Appointment Request Form  Counseling Form




    A-D:  Mrs. Amie Jahn
    E-K:  Ms. JoAnna Hackney
    L-R:  Mrs. Lauren Strauser
    S-Z:  Mr. Chris Kurtz
    Early College: 
    Director of Counseling:  Mrs. Laura Heavner-Walton


     What We Do

    The goal of the counseling department is to build relationships with our students during their four years of high school.

    Please contact us anytime via e-mail or between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 812-279-9756.

    BNL Counseling Fax Number: 812-277-4229

    Academic Guidance

    Four-year plans
    Course selection
    Parent-teacher-student conferences
    Classroon presentation
    Schedule adjustments
    Individual graduation progress Records

    Career/College Counseling

    College guidance and information
    College entrance test information
    Scholarship information and assistance
    Career interest inventories
    Online planning resources
    Military career education

    Personal Counseling

    Goal setting, life planning
    Anger management and mediation
    Agency / community referrals
    Online planning resources
    Military career education


  • School Snapshot
    Higher Education (2021 graduates)   Diploma Recipients (2021)
    4-year college
      Core 40 Diploma 27.55%
    2-year college
      Academic Honors Diploma 32.31%
    Trade & Technical
      Technical Honors Diploma 0.68%
      Technical and Academic Honors Diploma 5.44%