Welcome!! My name is Christie C. Black-Murrell and I am the school counselor for Russell County Middle and High Schools. I am super excited that you have chosen to entrust your precious children to us....and it is my hope that this site will provide you all the information you need as it pertains to the GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING PROGRAM... COUNSELOR MISSION STATEMENT: I will do my best to create a safe environment that fosters healthy social, emotional, behavioral and academic development. Which will motivate students to be THE BEST THEM THEY CAN BE!!!