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Meet the Counselors
Ms. Fabiola Pimienta
TK through 5th Grade Counselor
951-926-6776 ex. 1096
Ms. Fabiola Pimienta was born and raised in northern California. She graduated from California State University, Chico where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She later matriculated to the University of La Verne, where she earned a Master of Science in Educational Counseling and a Pupil Personnel Services Credential. Ms. Pimienta has gained valuable experience working with diverse populations. Some of her experiences include working at group homes, juvenile hall, traditional school districts, and San Diego State University. These experiences have given her the opportunity to work with people of all ages and all walks of life. Ms. Pimienta began working at Temecula Preparatory School in 2015 when she moved to Murrieta.
Mrs. Yvonne Crace
6th, 8th, 9th and 10th Grade Counselor
951-926-6776 ex. 6204
Mrs.Yvonne Crace earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from San Diego State University. She then matriculated to the University of San Diego where she pursued and earned her Preliminary Secondary Credential in English. While pursuing her teaching credential, she taught British Literature to seniors and English to sophomores at Mt. Carmel High School. Mrs. Crace was a substitute teacher at Poudre School District in Fort Collins, Colorado and later became a substitute teacher with the Temecula Valley Unified School District. She received her California Professional Clear Secondary Credential in English and was eventually hired to teach at Temecula Preparatory School. Upon receiving her Master of Arts in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential from Azusa Pacific University. She now serves as the School Counselor at Temecula Preparatory School.
Mrs. Rachel Lemkau
7th, 11th and 12th Grade Counselor and College Advisor
951-926-6776 ex. 6009
After growing up in the Temecula valley, Mrs. Rachael Lemkau earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She then matriculated to Azusa Pacific University where she earned her Master of Arts in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential. While working as an admissions officer, Rachael realized she wanted to support high school students through the application process instead of deciding their fate, and consequently earned a College Counseling Certificate from UCSD Extension. She has been working with college-bound students for over five years and specializes in personal statement coaching, final college choice selection, and financial aid counseling. This year as the College Advisor at Temecula Preparatory School, she will be helping 11th and 12th grade families navigate the complex and exciting world of college applications.