Meet the Counseling Staff

Natasha Newsome
Academic Associate Principal

Ms. Newsome has been in education since 2007. Before becoming Midlothian High's Academic Associate Principal, Ms. Newsome served as an assistant principal, business teacher, and head basketball coach. Ms. Newsome has two kids (Natalia & TJ) who keep her busy with their many athletic activities! 


Jason Roberts
Last Names A - C
Mr. Roberts has been in education for 22 years as a science teacher with 17 of those years as an adjunct professor at TCC.  He has three kids ages 23, 21 and 18 years old.  Mr. Roberts received a Bachelors in Biology from UTA, Master's of Science in Chemistry/Physics from UTEP and a Master's of Education in School Counseling from Lamar.  Mr. Roberts loves to travel and explore new parts of the world with his wife, Amy, who is a nurse.  


Caleb Rigsby
Last Names D - Ho
Mr. Rigsby has been in education since 2012. He began as a Social Studies teacher in middle and high school before becoming a counselor in 2017 working with at-risk students. He has a B.A. and M.A. in History from The University of Texas Permian Basin and a M.A. of Education in Guidance and Counseling from Angelo State University. Mr. Rigsby enjoys spending time with his family, especially niece and nephew, and being back in East Texas.

 Melissa Tomlinson
 Last Names Hu - N

Mrs. Tomlinson started her career in education working as a business teacher before serving as the K-12 counselor for Mildred ISD, then joining the MHS counseling team in 2010. She is a UTA & UNT graduate, is married to Brian and has three boys - Zach, Aaron, and Chris. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and watching Aggie football (gig'em!). Mrs. Tomlinson is also the dual credit coordinator for MHS.

Kristine Boehnke
 Last Names O - S
Ms. Boehnke has been in education since 2015. She started out as an Elementary teacher then was a Middle School Counselor before joining the Counseling team at MHS. Ms. Boehnke earned a B.S. in Psychology and a Master's in Education in Counseling from Tarleton State University. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor. 
Ashley Bergeron
Last Names T - Z

Mrs. Bergeron has been in education for over 10 years. Before becoming a counselor, Mrs. Bergeron taught Social Studies. Mrs. Bergeron, a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, loves Longhorn football and baseball. She is married to Jeff and they have a new baby girl. Mrs. Bergeron is Midlothian High School's Lead Counselor.


Monica Wolf
 College and Career Liaison

Mrs. Wolf started working for MISD in 2009 as the athletic secretary. She moved into attendance recovery and truancy in 2015, then made the move to college/career liaison in 2021! She has been married to her husband for over 25 years and has two boys, both graduates of MHS; Garrett, class of 2015 and Dalton, class of 2020. 
 Renee McGowen
 Counseling Secretary and Registration

 Mrs. McGowen has been working at MHS since 2017. She began as a substitute teacher, then became a library aide and receptionist before finding her home as the counseling secretary. She is married to Chris and has 4 sons. If you've talked to Mrs. McGowen you know that she enjoys laughing and joking around but is always willing to be a listening ear or a shoulder to cry on. She genuinely cares about the students and makes sure they know they can come see her at any time.