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  • 2020-2021 School Year:

    School Counselors are working remotely. You may contact your School Counselor by phone or via e-mail: Monday - Friday between 8am and 2pm. 


     We appreciate your patience, understanding, and flexibility during this time. 

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Angie Fregoso, Counselor

Last Names: A - Chava

Google Voice Number: 209-259-3904

Mrs. Fregoso joined the Franklin HS Counseling Team in 2017.  Prior to Franklin she was at San Joaquin County Office of Education for over 10 years.  Mrs. Fregoso earned her High School Diploma at Linden High School.  She attended SJDC before transferring to CSU, Stanislaus where she received her BA in Psychology.  She then transferred to University of La Verne where she received her MA in School Counseling and PPS Credential.  Mrs. Fregoso enjoys traveling with her family. They especially enjoy attending various college and professional sports games at the many fabulous sports venues in and out of California.   


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Marissa Williams, Counselor

Last Names: Chavez - Hernandez

Google Voice Number: 209-425-3581

Ms. Williams joined the Franklin High counseling team in 2019.  She has worked at Franklin for over 10 years.  She is also a graduate of Franklin High School class of 2005.  She attended SJDC before transferring to CSU Stanislaus to get her BA in Psychology in 2018. Then she continued at CSU Stanislaus to get her MA in Counseling Education and PPS credential in 2020.  In her free time she loves spending time with her friends and four godchildren.  She also loves baking and cake decorating.  Her favorite part of being a high school counselor is helping to support students as they reach their graduation goals. 


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Bahadar Johal, Counselor

Last Names: Hernandez-Arragon - Moo

Google Voice Number: 209-425-3697


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Olga Ornelas, Counselor

Last Names: Mop - Ruc

Google Voice Number: 209-425-4577

 

Olga Ornelas was born in Acambaro Gto., Mexico.  She attendend Linden High School.  Mrs. Ornelas graduated from the University of Phoenix with a major in Human Services. She also attended the University of La Verne and recieved her Masters in School Counseling & PPS Credential.

Career Path: I have been working in the Educational field since 2001. My 15 years working with Migrant Education gave me the pleasure of helping so many families. Making home visits was the best experience I had because I had the opportunity to get to know their needs from a different perspective. Since 2015, I became a Yellow Jacket Counselor. My goal as Franklin’s counselor is to assist staff with student’s needs and most importantly, help my students strive for their personal best. 

Spare Time: Spend quality family time, read, travel, and personal care.


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Norma Cabrera, Counselor

Last Names: Rud - Z

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Google Voice Number: 209-787-0579

Ms. Cabrera has been a school counselor at Franklin High School since 2015, she is also a former Yellow Jacket. Ms. Cabrera received a BA in Psychology from Chico State and MS in School Counseling from Sacramento State.

Ms. Cabrera is happily engaged and has three fur babies, Rockit (Pug), Taco (Chihuahua) and Pinky (Dachsund). In her free time she enjoys spending time in the outdoors, traveling, reading, practicing yoga, baking and spending time with her family.

Ms. Cabrera’s loves being a School Counselor and believes in student success. Her counseling philosophy is student-centered and solution focused. She believes in the whole student, ensuring students receive support academically, in career exploration, and in personal/social development.

Ms. Cabrera is here to help you and meet you where you’re at in your journey.


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Vicki Zeyen, Counselor

IB Grades 6-8

IB Grades 9-12 Last Names : A - L

Google Voice Number: 916-629-4326

Vicki Zeyen joined Franklin High school in 2009 after working as a K-8 school counselor for five years with Stockton Unified. She earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Sociology at the University of California, Northridge.  She attended National University in Sacramento, where she earned a Master’s Degree and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling. She enjoys helping students to set and achieve their goals.

Hobbies/Interests: Mrs. Zeyen enjoys traveling, running, biking and spending time with her family and friends at the beach or skiing during the winter.


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Desiree Luksan, Head Counselor

IB Grades 9-12 Last Names : M-Z

Google Voice Number: 209-225-9974

Ms. Luksan joined the Franklin High counseling team in 2007. Prior to 2007 she worked at Cleveland Elementary School and Marshall Middle School.   She attended Pacific Union College and achieved her BS in Psychology then Continued to CSU Sacramento where she achieved her MASTERS in Counseling Education & Marriage Family, Child Counseling along with her PPS credential.  In her free time she loves spending time with her friends and family & LOLA (her dog). She also loves to be outdoors, garden & Cook.  Her favorite part of being a high school counselor is helping to support students in creating their plan for what they would like to become after graduation.

 


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Darci Torres, Counseling Intern through Concordia University Irvin

Darci Torres attended Tokay High School and earned her A.A. degree at San Joaquin Delta College. She transferred to California State University Stanislaus and earned her B.A. degree in Social Science. She is proud of the fact that she worked her way all through college. She is currently finishing up graduate school through Concordia University to earn her Master’s degree in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential. When not at work, her priority is spending time with her children and family. She also enjoys outdoor activities, beach, going for long walks, music, and a good conversation. She loves working with people and helping others.

Career Path: Mrs. Torres began working at the age of 15 and did not stop until her children were born. After which, she spent several years at home caring for her children. Some of Mrs. Torres’ professional experience includes Eligibility/Employment Coordinator (Stanislaus Co.), Social Worker (San Joaquin Co.), and has worked in Education for the past 6 years (Lincoln/Stockton Unified School Districts).  After she graduates from graduate school she looks forward to her next adventure as a school counselor.

Last Modified on January 22, 2021