Meet the Team


Jessica Obert

Guidance Counselor - 11th & 12th Grade

Jessica Obert received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of West Florida. She earned her Master’s Degree in Guidance & Counseling from Troy University. Mrs. Obert is certified in all grades School Counseling. Mrs. Obert began her School Counseling career in 2006 and joined the FHS school family in 2009. She enjoys supporting students in their academic and emotional needs. Mrs. Obert is most passionate about assisting students with their postsecondary goals after school and takes great joy in seeing them succeed, whether it be college, vocational school, military or joining the work force.

Phone: 850-892-1200 ext. 4112



Russell Phillips

Success Coach/9th & 10th Grade Guidance

Russell Phillips serves as the Student Success Coach at Freeport High School. He holds a bachelor's degree in Editing, Writing, and Media from Florida State University, along with a Master of Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. As an educator with eight years of experience, Mr. Phillips has taught subjects such as English, AP classes, and various reading courses spanning grades 6 through 12. As a proud alumnus of Freeport High School, he takes pride in his role of supporting students at all levels and contributing to the growth of the Freeport Community. 

Phone: 850-892-1200 ext. 4103



Celeste Goodwin

Guidance Aide/Registrar

Celeste Goodwin has served as the guidance aide and registrar at Freeport High School for eight years. She is responsible for sending transcripts, enrolling new students, and withdrawing students.

Phone: 850-892-1200 ext. 4113