Community Counseling Services, Inc. recognized for their support of Bucyrus students
face more challenges today than ever both in and out of the classroom.
Many times, these students do not have an ear to listen their challenges
or a shoulder to cry on when those challenges they're facing become
Students at both the Bucyrus Elementary and Secondary Schools have,
for several years, had the opportunity to work with therapists from
Community Counseling Services, Inc. thanks to the work of Clinical
Director Cindy Wallis. Her tireless work helping students in the Bucyrus
City School District was recognized during the regular meeting of the
Board of Education March 31.
"Cindy Wallis has been a huge supporter of the Bucyrus City School
District over the past several years," Secondary School Student Advocate
Beth Constantine said. "She has been instrumental in getting therapists
from her organization into both schools to allow our students and their
families easy access to quality mental health-related services."
Wallis and her staff have also played key roles in working with
students connected with Wrap Around services. These individuals think
outside the box to come up with unconventional solutions that might help
to remove barriers our students and families face.
"Cindy shows her support for the Bucyrus City School District by the
positive words she shares throughout the community about our district,"
Constantine said. "Her routine presence in our buildings and willingness
to help problem solve challenging situations we sometimes face has been
critical to the success of many students in our district."
Wallis has also made a huge impact on the district through her
coordination of the Signs of Suicide program. This program helps
increase awareness and includes screenings for students to identify
those who may be at risk for depression and suicide.
"On behalf of the Board of Education, I would like to personally
thank Cindy Wallis for her unwavering dedication and support to the
students and families of the Bucyrus City School District,"
Superintendent Kevin Kimmel. "We have great partnerships with many
community organizations, and our relationship with Cindy and Community
Counseling Services, Inc. has had a tremendously positive impact on our
students, their families and our staff."