Guidance Department


The South Aiken Guidance Department is dedicated to helping South Aiken students navigate their way through high school. It is the responsibility of the Guidance office to make sure that every student is has the classes that he or she needs to graduate from a South Carolina high school.




Ms. Mary Beth  Carr

Department Head

  She has been involved in education. for 18 years. She attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia . She attended Winthrop University to recieve her Masters of Education.


Mr. Larry Nelson Counselor
Grade(s) Counseled 9 and 10 (also teaches drivers ed. after school)
Length of Time Teaching

25 years


Bs. Ed. Georgia Southern University

M. Ed. South Carolina State University

Extra Teaching Outside SAHS

Peer Mediation


Mr. Robert Leiter Counselor
Length of Time Teaching

15 years as a guidance counselor
2.5 in Korea
Tutored 4 years in Rochester


B.A. Ohio Northern University
M.S. Counselor Education
Certificate of Advanced Study

Why Counsel?

Desired to work with others on a deeper level and a desire to nurture young people

Anything Else?

“I really enjoy Aiken and think that it is a wonderful community.”

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