School Counseling, M.Ed.

Alumni Awards & Accomplishments

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
National School Counselor of the Year
Name Date Received Degree Year
Nicole Pfleger 2011 M.Ed. 2006

 

School Counselor of the Year
Name Award and Year Received Degree Year
Gwen Roulhac Durham Public Schools School Counselor of the Year, 2013 M.Ed. 2005
Emily Gambill Johnston County Schools School Counselor of the Year, 2010 M.Ed. 2009
Jessica Thompson North Carolina School Counselor Association Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2010; Wake County Public Schools Counselor of the Year, 2010; Durham Public Schools Middle School Counselor of the Year, 2005 M.Ed. 2002
Rebecca Atkins North Carolina School Counselor Association Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2010; Wake County Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2007 M.Ed. 2003
Nicole Pfleger Cobb County, Georgia, Elementary Counselor of the Year, 2009 M.Ed. 2006
Amy Singer Alamance-Burlington Counselor of the Year, 2009 M.Ed. 2005
Kelly (Dull) Ponder American School Counselor Association Counselor of the Year National Semi-Finalist, 2008; Henderson County Counselor of the Year, 2005 M.Ed. 2002
Rhonda Hairston Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Exceptional Children Student Services Staff of the Year, 2008 M.Ed. 1985
Melanie (Erwin) Parham Buncombe County High School Counselor of the Year, 2008 M.Ed. 2000
Kelli Kirk Wake County Elementary Counselor of the Year, 2008 M.Ed. 2004
Rebecca Atkins Wake County Elementary Counselor of the Year, 2007 M.Ed. 2003
Michael Brannigan New York State School Counselor of the Year, 2007 M.Ed. 2003
Phyllis Farlow Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Leadership in Counseling, 2007 M.Ed. 2005
Mindy Alioto Durham Public Schools Counselor of the Year, 2005 M.Ed. 2001
Lavonda Sellars Mark Wake County Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2005 M.Ed. 1979
Theresa Wahome North Carolina School Counselors Association Middle School Counselor of the Year, 1999 M.Ed. 1995
Evette Horton Durham Public Schools Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 1998 M.Ed. 1989
Carolyn Williams North Carolina Elementary Counselor of the Year, 1982 M.Ed. 1974

 

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) in School Counseling/Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood
Name Date Certification Received1 Degree Year
Catherine Berrio 2010 M.Ed. 2006
Phyllis Farlow 2010 M.Ed. 2005
Cathy Jones 2010 M.Ed. 2005
Laura Zygo 2010 M.Ed. 2005
Rebecca Atkins 2009 M.Ed. 2003
Carrie Jackson 2009 M.Ed. 2003
Angela Poovey 2009 M.Ed. 2005
Colleen Rohner 2009 M.Ed. 2002
Gwen Roulhac 2009 M.Ed. 2005
Amanda Royster 2009 M.Ed. 2005
Theresa Wahome 2009 M.Ed. 1995
Raisse Ward 2009 M.Ed. 1996
Jean Sculati  2008 M.Ed. 1987
Joan Bishop 2007 M.Ed. 1978
Susan Rhodes   2007 M.Ed. 2001 
Elizabeth (Detrie) Tricomi  2007 M.Ed. 2000
Susan Alden 2005 M.Ed. 1987 
Mindy Alioto 2005 M.Ed. 2001 
Rebecca Coley 2005 M.Ed. 2001
Margaret Graham 2005 M.Ed. 1998
Mary Gratch   2005 M.Ed. 1980  
Luanne (Crutchfield) Hettich 2005 M.Ed. 2001
Kenya Rocker Redd 2005 M.Ed. 1996
Jennifer (Bernhard) Lewis   M.Ed. 2000
Elizabeth Hart Harris 2004 M.Ed. 1973
Lavonda Sellers Mark 2004 M.Ed. 1979

1 Note that 2004 was the first year that school counselors could achieve this certification.

 

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
National Certified School Counselor (NCSC)
Name Date Certification Received Degree Year
John Parkman 2008 M.Ed. 1972
Maria Kristin McCaskill 2003 M.Ed. 1996
Ami Parker 2002 M.Ed. 1994
Rhonda Manns 2000 M.Ed. 1993
Mary J. Tinker 2000 M.Ed. 1997
Charlotte Young Pureza 1996 M.Ed. 1991
Emily M. Lehr 1991 M.Ed. 1985

 

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Name Date Certification Received Degree Year
Clinton Bolton 2010 M.Ed. 2009
Amy Ranard 2010 M.Ed. 1987
Audrey Neuschafer 2009 M.Ed. 1999
Lindsey Nichols 2009 M.Ed. 2006
Coretta Mallery 2008 M.Ed. 2006
Natalie Spencer 2008 M.Ed. 2004
Tammy Wilmesherr 2007 M.Ed. 1997
Allison Picone 2005 M.Ed. 2004
Lucy Smith 2005 M.Ed. 2004
Dominica Alioto 2002 M.Ed. 2001
Stacy Garner 2002 M.Ed. 2000
Maria Meza-Keuthen 2002 M.Ed. 2001
Ami Parker 2002 M.Ed. 1994
Robin Campbell 2001 M.Ed. 1996
Sarah Vink 2001 M.Ed. 1994
John Parkman 2000 M.Ed. 1972
Rebecca Scarlett 2000 M.Ed. 1999
Brett Vasquez 2000 M.Ed. 1999
Chevette Scott Alston 1999 M.Ed. 1998
Tara Bissette 1998 M.Ed. 1995
Delaney B. Costanzo 1998 M.Ed. 1993
Rhonda Manns 1998 M.Ed. 1993
Susan R. Sigmon 1998 M.Ed. 1996
Heather Lovelace Suddreth 1998 M.Ed. 1997
G. Evette Horton 1997 M.Ed. 1989
Maria Kristin McCaskill 1997 M.Ed. 1996
Mary J. Tinker 1997 M.Ed. 1997
Amy S. Allen 1996 M.Ed. 1996
Beverly Currence 1993 M.Ed. 1988
Susan Wright 1993 M.Ed. 1983
Jill Cook 1992 M.Ed. 1991
Charlotte Young Pureza 1992 M.Ed. 1991
Emily M. Lehr 1988 M.Ed. 1985

 

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)
Name School and Date Received Degree Year
Jessica Wells Millbrook Elementary Magnet School, 2008 M.Ed. 2002
Rebecca LeMaster Atkins Millbrook Elementary Magnet School, 2008 M.Ed. 2003
Amy Vachon Westbrook Middle School, 2008 M.Ed. 2002
Amanda Royster Noble Middle School, 2008 M.Ed. 2005
Lavonda Sellars Mark Pleasant Union Elementary School, 2007 M.Ed. 1979

 

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Counselor Educator of the Year
Name Date Received Degree Year
Tamara Davis 2007 M.Ed. 1987

 

Presidents of Counseling Associations
Name Association and Years Degree Year
John Westefeld Division 17, Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2009-2010 Ph.D. 1978
Elizabeth Conroy North Carolina Counseling Association, 2007-2008 M.Ed. 1974
Tara Bissette North Carolina School Counselor Association, 2005-2006 M.Ed. 1995
Susan Furr North Carolina Counseling Association, 2004-2005 Ph.D. 1981
David Kaplan American Counseling Association, 2002-2003 Ph.D. 1985
Elizabeth Conroy North Carolina School Counselor Association, 1999-2000 M.Ed. 1974
Kenneth Simington North Carolina School Counselor Association, 1996-1997 M.Ed. 1984
Joan Bishop North Carolina School Counselor Association, 1985-1986 M.Ed. 1978

 

UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education, Alumni Awards
Name Award and Year Received Degree Year
John Westefeld Excellence in Teaching, 2009 Ph.D. 1978
Travis Lewis Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, 2006 M.Ed. 2000

 

Additional Professional Awards
Name Award and Year Received Degree Year
Ami Parker North Carolina Counseling Association Award, 2012 M.Ed.
A.B.Ed.
1994
1993
George Gregor-Holt GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010 M.Ed. 1979
Steven D. Mullinix North Carolina Psychological Association Mary G. Clarke Award, 2010; NCCDA Roy N. Anderson Award, 2010 Ph.D.
M.A.
1978
1975