Donna Raybon is the Senior/Freshman and ROAR counselor at Wharton High School. She has been employed in Wharton ISD for 33 years. Her experience includes counseling at the elementary and secondary levels.
Donna has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Texas A&M University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Sam Houston State University. She believes that establishing relationships with students, parents and the community is a vital part of being an effective counselor. She is dedicated to the success of all Wharton students, not only in the classroom but preparing them for success in life after graduation.
Mary Ann Scott
Mary Ann Scott is a native Texan and began her education career in Floresville, TX in 1999 as an English teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a minor in English from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2002, she completed her Masters in Guidance and Counseling from Texas A&M University, Kingsville. She later moved to the hill country where she worked for many years as a Senior Counselor. Through her years in education, she worked closely with the administration to develop scholarship classes and SAT prep classes designed to help improve students’ chances of receiving monetary rewards for their hard work.
Through two decades of devotion to education, she has served as both campus and district testing coordinator for TAKS, STAAR, and SAT/AP assessments. She has presented at the Texas Assessment State Conference on 7 different occasions, sharing her organizational strategies and color coding strategies with educators from all over Texas. She has served as a 504 Coordinator, GT Coordinator, Special Education Coordinator, and Curriculum Facilitator. With her years in curriculum and 60+ hours of doctoral work in curriculum and leadership from the University of Phoenix in 2005-2009, she has helped students to maximize their opportunities both in high school and beyond. In 2018, she was chosen for a grant opportunity to receive her Principal certification through Region XIII with a graduation date of August 3, 2019.
Last year her family relocated to the Wharton area and she looks forward to continue working with the staff and students of Wharton ISD to maximize educational opportunities. She has a passion for education and believes in living her own motto of “learning is life-long.” We must constantly strive to be the best we can be through life, learning, and family.