Woodlan Jr. Sr. High Receives Gold Star School Counseling Award
The Indiana Department of Education has named Woodlan Jr. Sr. High School as one of 165 Indiana schools to receive the Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award in 2012. “The school counselors and others at Woodlan Jr/Sr High School have worked hard to ensure that students have an accountable school counseling program that meets their academic, career and citizenship development needs,” Sue Reynolds, Executive Director of the Indiana Student Achievement Institute said. “These educators and community members are truly dedicated to the community’s young people and are going the ‘extra mile’ to help students succeed.”
Additionally, Andy Davis and Luray Riggle participated in training sessions during the 2011-12 school year and learned how to implement the Gold Star School Counseling model. Students, teachers, parents and community members who serve on the local School Counseling Advisory Council also took part in the initiative. This group provided valuable input and feedback as the Gold Star School Counseling initiative was being developed. The official award presentation will be at the Indiana School Counselor Association (ISCA) fall conference in Indianapolis on November 2, 2012.
Members of the Advisory Council include: Douglas Ahr, Richard Allgeier, Jim Bridge, Dan Grant, Sandy Gruber, Brad McAlexander, Paige Mostella, Christina Murphy, Michelle Rodgers, Hal Rogers, Nicole Singer, and Dave Souers.