About Our Counselors

Mrs. Adams

I have been with the school district since 1999, working in three different settings during this time. Since fall of 2010, I have been the school counselor at the Worthington Middle School. Prior to this position, I was a Family Advocate at Prairie Elementary for 8 years and the Youth Initiatives Coordinator at the Nobles County Integration Collaborative for 3 years. When I am not in school I enjoy watching my kids play sports, playing board games and reading.

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Ms. Duffy

I have been a counselor at Worthington Middle School since the fall of 2019. After growing up in St. Paul, MN I was ready to leave the cities and ventured north. I earned my bachelor’s degree in psychology at Bemidji State University and my master’s in Counseling & Student Affairs at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Outside of school I love playing board games, jigsaw puzzles, and playing with my cats Joey & Chandler (I also LOVE the tv show Friends!!!) Traveling is also a big passion of mine. I’ve been lucky enough to visit several places but Ireland will always be my favorite.

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Mrs. Jacobsma

My name is Stephanie Jacobsma and I am a counselor at the middle school. I earned my master’s degree through Buena Vista. Prior to that I was a social worker in health care and provided child care in my home. I am married and have 3 sons. We enjoy camping and outdoor activities in the summer, watching movies and spending time with family.

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Mr. Stoesz

Hello, my name is Mr. Stoesz, and I am a school counselor at the middle school. I received my undergraduate degree in psychology from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA, and completed my Master’s degree at Minnesota State University, Mankato. When I am not at school, I enjoy playing board games, relaxing with video games, and walking my dog.

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