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Advocacy for College Counseling

The Advocacy for College Counseling award is presented to an individual that has demonstrated advocacy of college counseling services or an organization which has made a significant contribution to the improvement of college counseling services; may honor a college president, vice president, dean, board member, or legislator who has made a significant impact on the national, state, or local level.  Need not be a member of ACCA.

Past Award Recipients

  • About Campus Magazine - Frank Shushok, Jr.


  • Teresa R. McKinney


  • David S. Riggs
  • Kathryn (Tina) Alessandria
  • Brett A. Sokolow
  • Tamie Klumpyan
  • Jed Foundation
  • Monica Kintigh
  • Greta A.. Davis
  • Amy Lenhart
  • Pam Love-White
  • Jan Friese
  • George Herbst
  • Amy Ertel Galliano
  • Donna Ford
  • Rhonda Coats
  • Joy Evans
  • Mary Finn Maples
  • Jane E. Myers

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