College Counseling Team

Meet our NCCS College Counseling Dynamos!

Anna Matthews, Kimberly Norfork, and Jovon Jones are the NCCS College Counseling Team.

This powerhouse department includes Mrs. Kimberly Norfork, Ms. Jovon Jones, and Katie Hoptroff.

Together, they work with our students to identify their God-given passions and gifts and to develop those bents through the many academic, arts and athletic opportunities at NCCS.

Their ultimate goal is for our students to be prepared to walk confidently towards all God has in store for their lives — from college to career to ultimate life fulfillment.

One-On-One Student Support

To support students in these critical decisions, the NCCS college counseling team provides one-on-one academic guidance to review high school course selection, helping students secure schedules that strategically inform their goals, including honors classes, Dual Enrollment, AP courses, Academy programs, and electives. The NCCS college counseling office also provides unparalleled resources and connections for students to navigate the college search and acceptance process, expertise to help apply for scholarships and financial aid, and much more

Kimberly Norfork, Director of College Counseling

Kimberly Norfork, Director of College Counseling at NCCS.

EDUCATION | Currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education in learning and leadership from University of Tennessee - Chattanooga. Mrs. Norfork also holds a Master of Education in professional counseling, a Master of Science in college student development, a Bachelor of Science in psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in sociology.

EXPERIENCE | Prior to joining the NCCS family, Mrs. Norfork worked in college admissions for nine years at Georgia State University, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, and University of Cincinnati, helping students navigate the college admissions process for honors and select scholar programs while assisting families in navigating the financial aid process. A wealth of expertise on the transition between high school and college, Mrs. Norfork is a multi-time presenter at state and regional conferences, as well as at numerous high schools throughout the southeast. 

Jovon Jones, Associate Director of College Counseling

Jovon Jones, College Counseling at NCCS.

EDUCATION | Ms. Jones holds a Master of Education in higher education and student affairs; a Master of Business Administration; and a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and international business with a minor in Spanish. 

EXPERIENCE | Prior to joining the NCCS team, Ms. Jones worked in higher education for 11 years. For nine years, she worked directly in admissions and recruitment for colleges and universities in Nashville and South Georgia, reviewing admissions files, facilitating financial aid workshops, serving on scholarship committees, and developing dual enrollment programs. In addition, while living in Louisiana, she served as the academic counselor to soldiers and their families, assisting with college planning and VA education benefits. 

Katie Hoptroff, Academic Support + College Counseling Coordinator

All Huff, NCCS College Counseling

EDUCATION | Mrs. Huff holds a Master of Education in Child and Family Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education with an emphasis in Instrumental Music. 

EXPERIENCE | Mrs. Huff came to NCCS from Bryan College in Dayton, TN, where she was a Student Financial Specialist. She served residential and online students by helping them through the federal, state, and institutional financial aid process to help make higher education affordable. Through the Financial Aid Office, Mrs. Huff worked closely with admissions to assist students in their transition from high school to college.

While at Bryan College, Mrs. Huff also taught as an adjunct instructor for the Bryan College Music Department. An accomplished musician, Mrs. Huff has also served as a high school band director for the Tennessee public school system.