Mrs. Darnell has been a school counselor in Loudoun County for the past 12 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Shenandoah University, a Master of Science degree in Exercise & Sport Science from the University of Utah, and a Master of Arts in Counseling from George Washington University. Prior to becoming an elementary school counselor, she worked as a counselor at Stone Bridge High School & a learning specialist for the athletic department at George Mason University.Mrs. Darnell is currently the school counselor for grades KG PM, 3 - 5 at Hillside. She loves cooking at competitive BBQ competitions, softball, traveling, surfing, snowboarding, & being at the beach! Mrs. Darnell is excited about having another fabulous year at Hillside.