and both have caught the eye of the national association of counseling professionals.
In June representatives from the two schools will receive the RAMP Counseling designation from the American School Counselors Association at its national conference in Minneapolis.
RAMP -- which stands for Recognized ASCA Model Program -- recognizes schools that are committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and creating an exemplary educational environment.
“This year’s RAMP honorees have shown their commitment to students and the school counseling profession,” said Alan Burkard, ASCA’s 2011-12 president. “This designation distinguishes these schools and encourages school counselors nationwide to continue to strive for success.”
The Lassiter counseling staff includes: Millie Dawson-Hardy, Brittany Hughes, Diana Huntzinger, Ann Rives, Liz Clark.
The Walton counseling staff includes: Donna Dunham, Christine Wise, Paula Ferguson, Laura Clary, Anne Carlson, Pam LaVangie.
The ASCA is a nonprofit organization based that supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development.
The association provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to over 30,000 professional school counselors around the globe.