• Student support staff

    Whether it's selecting classes, choosing a career pathway, navigating college applications or assisting with the stress of life and school, the student support staff at Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences is here to help.


Phone: 817-515-1679


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of arts in psychology, with a minor in religion, King University Master of education in counseling, with a concentration in school counseling, East Tennessee State University

Ms. Tammy Asbury

Lead counselor

Counselor for juniors and seniors

Ms. Asbury uses advocacy, support, knowledge and a commitment to excellence to serve the students at TABS. Using solution-focused techniques, she counsels students through academic advisement, personal issues, crisis and college and career decisions. She has more than 20 years' experience as a high school counselor.

"It isn't where you came from, but where you are going that counts". Ella Fitzgerald

Phone: 817-515-1691


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Sandra Muñoz

Counselor for freshmen and sophomores

Support staff

Phone: 817-515-1683


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of science in social work, Texas State University Master of social work, University of Texas-Arlington Licensed Master Social Worker

Ms. Sophia Moreno

Intervention specialist

A passionate student advocate, before coming to TABS, Ms. Moreno spent five years at Kirkpatrick Middle School and worked with Communities in Schools of Greater Tarrant County and Children's Medical Center.

Phone: 817-515-1682


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of arts in languages and linguistics Master of education in educational leadership and administration

Ms. Johanah Okweni

Student success coach

Johanah Okweni is an advocate for academic excellence and equity and celebrates diversity. Her goal is to ensure the holistic wellbeing of all students. She is adept at building relationships and with the knowledge that all students can learn and can be successful. She holds all stakeholders to high expectations and willingly provides all necessary support for all to excel.

Phone: 817-515-1684


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of science in news-editorial journalism, Texas Christian University Master of theological studies, Brite Divinity School

Mr. Brian Wooddell

Post-secondary success specialist

Mr. Wooddell oversees advanced academic programs, including the dual-credit and A.P. programs, and organizes A.P., TSI, SAT/PSAT and ACT testing. He has worked in education since 2007 and spent 10 years as a French teacher.