Mrs. Lyerly is the ninth grade counselor. She obtained a Master's of Arts degree in Learning Disabilities and School Counseling from UAB. Additionally, she obtained National Board Certification in 2007. She has been employed with MBCS for over 24 years . She currently serves as the Lead Counselor for MBCS. Prior to coming to MBJH, Mrs. Lyerly was a Special Education teacher for seven years for Hoover City Schools.
Mrs. Lyerly was awarded Alabama School Counselor Association's Middle School Counselor of the Year for 2011, MBJH Performance Award Winner for MBJH 2008 and 2015 and Outstanding EC/SLD Teacher for State of Alabama 1993.