Heather Porter is the college counselor at the Academy. She grew up in Huntsville, Alabama. She attended Athens State College where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and the University of North Alabama where she received a Master’s Degree in School Counseling. She taught in Decatur City and was then a counselor in Huntsville City and most recently in Madison City Schools. She enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her husband, Neal and their two children, Baxley (23) and Jacob (18). Her husband is an avid griller and Heather always enjoys trying out his “grill creations”! She and her family attend Latham United Methodist Church. Heather’s favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.