Mikie Messman awarded Virginia Blend Award

Mike Messman's career has spanned over 40 years at Great Falls Public Schools. During her time she has created and supported programs that involve mental health, substance abuse, prevention, crisis, and health and wellness. A founding member of the CARE program, Messman coordinated work shops for students and staff providing thousands of hours of training to students and adults. Her list of accomplishments includes:

School counselor at CMR from 1978-2005.
Pioneered Peer Counseling
Trained and Coordinated the CARE Program
Facilitated State-wide Aim High Program training
10 years class advisor
Masterminded CMR Homecoming scripts for 10 years
Brainchild behind CMR Summit
Became certified in school psychology
Curriculum committees
Threat Assessment Teams
Crisis Team Leader
Juvenile Drug Court Team
Olweus Bullying Prevention Trainer
Graduation Matters
Student Wellness Leader
Employee Wellness Leader- 2005-currently

Mikie's tireless dedication and service is an outstanding contribution to mental health in our community. We thank her!