Kendra Tapie is the Regional Director of Prevention and has dedicated herself since 2007 to the Impact Prevention Program. She is a trainer for the Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Skills Training. She has a M.Ed in Counseling and Human Development and is an Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist.
Chase Hartgraves an expert in group games, is the Director of the Youth Impact Prevention unit of Serenity House Abilene. He has been working in the field of prevention for over 2 ½ years, and has recently been promoted to the Assistant Director position. Prior to working within the area schools for Serenity House, Chase recognized his love for working with children during his time volunteering for The Boys and Girls Club of Abilene while in college. Born and raised in Abilene, Chase attended Wylie ISD before going to Hardin-Simmons University for both his Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science and his Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Development. He is currently working to obtain his Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential from the State of Texas. Chase believes that education is vital in unlocking children’s abilities to overcome the challenges of their environment while giving them the strength to live productive substance free lives.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Chase@serenitytexas.com
Katee Ice is Assistant Director, a native of Abilene and a graduate of Texas Tech University. Raised with a passion for children, she has built her career around raising up the next generations – in the U.S. and around the world. As a Prevention Specialist, Katee’s goal is to provide a safe and inviting environment for students to learn and practice protective factors, receive grace, grow in self-worth, and discover their resiliency – to stand in the gap so that each child understands they are loved, valued, and believed in.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Katee@serenitytexas.com
Kimberly Lewis has grown up in Abilene and attended Abilene Christian University for her bachelor degree. She travels regularly to work with teenagers around the world and has a heart for youth. With a background in theatre and music, she brings creativity and fun to the classroom. Her desire is for every student she encounters to feel loved, accepted, and walk away from her class with a greater self-concept and higher self-esteem.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Kimberly@serenitytexas.com
MacKenzie Webb came to Abilene from Fort Worth in 2010, to attend Abilene Christian University. After graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science, I then pursued a Masters in Education from Hardin Simmons University in Counseling. I recently graduated in 2016 and soon after I started at Serenity Impact! I implement the YPU-TGFD curriculum and I have taught all grade levels (PK-High School). I really love spending time with all the students and helping them grow emotionally, mentally, and socially. It also looks like I won’t be leaving Abilene anytime soon, as my soon-to-be husband is a Rookie Firefighter with the Abilene Fire Department!
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Mackenzie@serenitytexas.com
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Christy@serenitytexas.com
Bryan Lewis works with children of all ages. His main purpose is to insure that the students he is educating will find the importance of living a healthy and drug free life style. Bryan graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Digital Entertainment Technology and a focus on Graphic Design. Bryan uses his talents daily to inspire and educate students.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Bryan@serenitytexas.com
Carolina Rodriguez is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern, graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelor’s and Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. My goal is to collaboratively work with teenagers in order for them to develop the tools necessary to live a more fulfilling and satisfying life. My mission is to offer love and support to each individual that I encounter.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Carolina@serenitytexas.com
Donna Renfro is the Director of Prevention for the Weatherford area.
Phone: 325-437-7860 | Email: Donna@serenitytexas.com
Wichita Falls Staff:
Amber Gilmore is the Director of Prevention for the Wichita Falls area
Phone: 940-767-1182 | Email: Amber@serenitytexas.com
Michelle McCoy is the Assistant Director of Prevention for the Wichita Falls area.
Phone: 940-767-1182 | Email: Michelle@serenitytexas.com