• The Rudyard Area Schools Wellness Center

     Offering FREE Services for our students ages 5-21
    We also have a Facebook page to help keep in contact!

     Jessica Duncan, LLMSW 

    Jessica Duncan

    Meet Jessica Duncan our wellness center program coordinator and therapist. She graduated from Northern Michigan University with a major in social work and a minor in human behavior. She graduated from Michigan State University with her master’s in clinical social work and specialized in school social work. Prior to working at Rudyard Area Schools, she worked at Brimley Area Schools and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Her favorite part of her job is watching and assisting children in learning, being excited to learn, and achieving things they didn’t know they could. She loves helping children empower themselves through their education.

    You can contact Jessica at jdduncan1@eupschools.org or 906-478-3771 ex 6119


    Sharon Portice, RN 

    Sharon Portis

    Meet Sharon Portice our wellness center nurse. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Lake Superior State University. She is a RN with 35 years of experience in various settings including: Sault Tribe, RJ Wallace Elementary School, and War Memorial. She loves children and takes special pride and joy in her children and grandchildren. She provides services including: first aid, chronic disease management, nutrition education and counseling, reproductive health education and support, and tobacco/vaping support. Her favorite part of her job is making students realize they are amazing and can make a difference in themselves and in the world.

    You can contact Sharon at sportice@eupschools.org or 906-478-3771 ex 6118

    To make an appointment for your child call the wellness center today 906-478-3771 ex 6118