2023 School Counselor of the Year
Congratulations to Meredith Draughn, school counselor at B. Everett Jordan Elementary School, Graham, N.C., the 2023 School Counselor of the Year (#SCOY23). “Each year, this School Counselor of the Year program shows us what the research tells us – that school counselors have a significant impact on students’ academic achievement, social/emotional development and plans for life after graduation,” said Jill Cook, ASCA executive director. “Through her dedication, contributions and excellence, Meredith Draughn has demonstrated her commitment to the values and mission of the school counseling profession.”
“While it is clear that Ms. Draughn is well-versed in school counseling skills and programmatic structures, her true value lies in how she uses those strengths to enhance our community as a whole,” said Terri H. Drummond, principal, B. Everett Jordan Elementary School. Read more about Draughn.
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- Joshua Nelson, Richard Lewis Brown Gifted and Academically Talented Academy, Jacksonville, Fla.
- Beth Ruff, Ed.D., Powder Springs Elementary School, Powder Springs, Ga.
- Matthew K. Shervington-Jackson, Susquehannock High School, Glen Rock, Pa.
2023 State School Counselors of the Year
Check out the photos from the 2023 events in Washington, D.C.