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Wayne Cowan Huey

Wayne Cowan Huey, American counselor. License counselor, Georgia. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Georgia State University, 1987, Excellence in Educational Leadership award Georgia State Board Education, 1986; named Distinguished Scholar for Outstanding Academy Achievement in Educational Research Georgia State University, 1982.


  • Huey, Wayne Cowan was born on September 1, 1943 in Atlanta. Son of John Mason Senior and Willie Lou (Cowan) Huey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1965. Master of Education, Georgia State University, 1972. Educational Specialist, Georgia State University, 1975.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1979.


    • Teacher biology Walker High School, Atlanta, 1965-1973. Counselor Gordon High School, Decatur, Georgia, 1973-1986. Director counseling department Lakeside High School, Atlanta, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • License counselor, Georgia.


    • Editor: Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling, 1988, Toward the Transformation of Secondary School Counseling, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Baptism should only be administered to individuals who are capable of understanding the true meaning of the rite and also capable of understanding faith.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.


    Member American Counseling Association, American School Counselors Association (vice president 1988-1990, 92-94, secondary school counselor of year 1986, researcher of year, 1982), Association Specialist in Group Work, Georgia School Counselor Association (president), Georgia Association Specialists in Group Work (president).



    Travel, reading.


    • Married Patsy Decker, June 30, 1984. Children: Rebekah, Elizabeth, Michael.
    • father: John Mason Senior Huey
    • mother: Willie Lou (Cowan) Huey
    • spouse: Patsy Decker
    • children: Rebekah Huey
    • Elizabeth Huey
    • Michael Huey
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    Born September 1, 1943
    (age 74)