ACA National Awards

Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award

The Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding scholarship by an ACA student member ($450 honorarium).

Presented to Naomi J. Wheeler

Wheeler, NaomiNaomi J. Wheeler, NCC, is a doctoral candidate in the Counselor Education Program at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Selected as an emerging leader by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), Naomi was the coinvestigator and project director for an initiative that provided relationship education to low-income individuals and couples in Central Florida. She continues to analyze the data from that project through the Consortium for Family Strengthening Research, a multi-university research collaboration. Naomi has authored several manuscripts for national refereed journals, has cotaught or guest-lectured graduate-level courses, and provides clinical supervision to master's-level graduate students. She is a member of SACES, the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling, among other groups.