You have been an inspiration to me and have motivated me to be my best in every area of my life. Thanks for all your help with my pageants.”
"Throughout the years, your motivation and many smiles have inspired me to reach inside and find who I really am and what I can accomplish. Your inspiring words have touched my life with so much help in interviews and as a person. I appreciate the time and preparation you spent helping me achieve y dreams.”
- Ashley Huff, Miss Georgia Teenager 1st Runner-up, Miss Cobb County, 1st Runner-up, Miss Las Vegas, Miss Nevada, Miss America contestant

"Stella helped me really prepare for several college scholarship interviews. She prepared me for tough questions, and at the same time helped me be more conversational.” - Preston Shurley, Marist High School Grad, Pre-Med UGA Student

"John, Preston, and I can not thank you enough for your assistance in coaching Preston through this UGA process. We feel you are a gift and a blessing to him. The encouragement and lessons you provide will go a long way to advancing him in many areas of his life. Thank you again.” - Marcia Shurley, Mother of Preston

"As part of my interview process, I was interviewed over dinner at a fine restaurant. Stella took me to a restaurant and coached me on etiquette as well as interview questions. I got the job thanks to her. When I started working with Stella, I was quite shy. Her sessions were of great value to me. With each one, I became more confident in myself and my abilities.”
- Henry Hanks, CNN

"Stella’s interview seminar greatly prepared my students for the Governor’s Honors interview process. The students and their parents felt the children were more confident and informed going into the interview.”
- McCall Govignon, Gifted Coordinator, Floyd County School System

"I have greatly improved my interview skills and self-confidence since I have been working with Stella.”
- Noel Whelchel, Athletic Department, GA Tech

“I am currently working toward my Masters Degree in nursing. The program requires that I give presentations. Stella has helped me tremendously with my speaking skills as well as my confidence in presenting to a group.
- Tracy Farriba, RN, B.S. Director, Gordon Home Care of Gordon Hospital


Stella delighted and charmed Georgia’s counselors at the Region IV meeting of the Georgia School Counselors’ Association in Madison, Georgia.  Her enthusiastic style and timely words of wisdom both inspired and motivated our counselors to excellence in not only our careers but in our personal lives as well.  Thank you for being a shining example for us! - Carol Anderson, Ed.S., Region IV Chariman, Georgia Middle School Counselor of the Year, 2006

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