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West Side Story Introduces Ely

BY LILLIANNA HALCOMB

STAFF WRITER

Tonya Ely loves to help students.
Tonya Ely loves to help students.

West High welcomes new counselor Mrs. Tonya Ely. Ely has a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Tusculum and her masters in school counseling from Carson-University.

Ely says, “I enjoy working with students. I also like that my day is never the same, which keeps things interesting.” Ely is a native of Rutledge and lived there her whole life until moving to Morristown in 1999.

She and her husband have been married for