2024 School Counselor of the Year
Congratulations to Diana Virgil, Ph.D., ACSC, the 2024 School Counselor of the Year. Virgil is the school counselor at Daleville High School in Daleville, Ala. She is the 17th person to receive the national recognition and the first from Alabama.
“Right from the start, Dr. Virgil demonstrated her deep knowledge of and commitment to a comprehensive school counseling program,” said Erin O’Malley, a member of the School Counselor of the Year Selection Committee and principal at St. Theresa Catholic School, Ashburn, Va. “Throughout the interview process, Diana presented as an energetic and caring professional, with a deep compassion for her students and desire for them to succeed.” Read more about Virgil.
Virgil, the finalists and the 2024 state school counselors of the year will be recognized in a series of events in early February 2024 in Washington, D.C.
- Cindy Bourget, School Counselor, Elk Mound Middle School, Elk Mound, Wis.
- Kristin Nye, Lead School Counselor, Anna P. Mote Elementary School, Wilmington, Del.
- Jennifer Sack, Lead School Counselor, Booker T. Washington High School, Tulsa, Okla.
- Jorge Torres, Lead School Counselor, Foster High School, Tukwila, Wash.
2024 State School Counselors of the Year
Nominations for the School Counselor of the Year awards program were submitted by ASCA-affiliated state/territory school counselor associations.
Check out the photos from the 2024 event in Washington, D.C.