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school system counselor

Bonnie Collins Pierson, American school system counselor. Recipient American Counseling Association award, 1982, Distinguished Legislation Ser. award, American Counseling Association senator, 1981-1985, W.M. Truax Leadership award, Telecommunications Carriers Association, 2005, Shining Star award, 2005.


Pierson, Bonnie Collins was born on November 4, 1943 in Corsicana, Texas, United States. Daughter of Bill and Reba (Edmundson) Collins.


Bachelor, Sam Houston State University, 1965. Master of Education, University Houston, 1968.


Stepchildren: Ben, Kitty, Richard, Greg, Luke, Lindsey. Teacher English and French, Cy-Fair High School, Cypress-Fairbanks Indiana School District, Houston, 1965-1968, counselor Dean Junior High School, 1968-1970. Counselor Del Valle (Texas) Mid-School, 1970-1986, Eanes Indiana School District, 1986^.

Trainer Project ALERT and Families Talk About Sexuality.


Member American Association Retarded Citizens, National Education Association, Texas Teachers Association, American Association Counseling and Development (bylaws committee 1987), Texas Association Counseling and Development (lobbyist 1977-1986, president 1980-1981), American School Counselors Association, Texas School Counselors Association (president 1978-1979), Texas Career Guidance Association, Texas Mental Health Counselors Association, Texas Counseling Association (legislation chairman 1991-1993), Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chi Omega (TACD Rhosine Fleming Outstanding Counseloraward 1985, TACD Presidential award 1986).


Married E. Benjamin Pierson, November 27, 1970. Children: Ben, Kitty, Richard, Greg, Luke, Lindsey, Ashlie, Evan, Kaleigh, Garrett.

Bill Collins

Reba (Edmundson) Collins

E. Benjamin Pierson

Ben Pierson

Kitty Pierson

Richard Pierson

Greg Pierson

Luke Pierson

Lindsey Pierson

Ashlie Pierson

Evan Pierson

Kaleigh Pierson

Garrett Pierson