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1349 Shinnston Pike

Clarksburg, WV 26301


Guidance Counselor  - Mr. Jacob Hayhurst

Hello! My name is Mr. Hayhurst and I am the school counselor at United High School. I was born and raised in Harrison County and so grateful to work here! I received a bachelors degree in Child Development and Family Studies and a masters degree in School Counseling from West Virginia University. My role here at UHS is to provide support to students in all aspects of life, personal, social, and academic. My background is in utilizing creative counseling technique through individual and group counseling as well as classroom guidance lessons. Should you have any questions or need my assistance in anyway please don't hesitate to contact me! 

Guidance Services 
Conact Number - 304-326-7563

Guidance and counseling services are provided in both individual and group settings. Through the counseling program, the students are assisted in the development of:

  • good attendance

  • reduction in disruptive behavior

  • enhanced self-concept

  • interest in school

  • teacher, family and peer relations

  • greater awareness of opportunities for vocational training, college education and employment

  • improved academic achievement

  • wise decision-making skills

  • an understanding of test score interpretations

  • increased knowledge of academic requirements for graduation