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2015 ACA National Awards Winners Announced

Jan 29, 2015
Each year, the American Counseling Association recognizes and celebrates the achievements of counseling professionals who have distinguished themselves professionally, as well as through service to others.
This year, 31 counseling professionals will be recognized for their contributions in 21 categories (below). Formal recognition of award winners will take place during the National Awards Ceremony at the 2015 ACA Conference & Expo: March 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. 

ACA Best Practices Award
Kara Carnes-Holt

ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award
Brandé Flamez

ACA Extended Research Award
David M. Lawson

ACA Fellow Award
Fred Bemak
Devika Dibya Choudhuri
Rita Chi-Ying Chung
Mary Ann Clark
Janet Froeschle Hicks
Richard C. Henriksen, Jr.
Lisa Jackson-Cherry
Glenn Lambie
Nick J. Piazza
Stephen Southern
Cirecie West-Olatunji

ACA Professional Development Award
Richard E. Watts

ACA Research Award
Kelly Wester

ACA State Branch Advocacy Award
Mississippi Counseling Association

Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award
Joshua C. Watson

Carl D. Perkins Government Relations Award
Gail M. Smith

Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Scholarship Award 
Angelica Tello

David K. Brooks, Jr. Distinguished Mentor Award 
Gerald Juhnke  

Don Dinkmeyer Social Interest Award
James Robert Bitter

Dr. Judy Lewis Counselors for Social Justice Award
Judy Daniels

Garry R. Walz Trailblazer Award
Jane Myers (posthumous)

Gilbert & Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person
Janice Miner Holden

Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award  
Ashley J. Blount

Kitty Cole Human Rights Award
Christine Murray

Ralph F. Berdie Memorial Research Award 
Reshelle Marino

Robert Rencken Emerging Professional Leader Award 
Heather Tustison

Samuel T. Gladding Unsung Heroes Award
Robert Schmidt 

Thomas J. Sweeney Award for Visionary Leadership and Advocacy 
Carol Bobby


Please click here for more information on the ACA National Awards.
 

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    2015 ACA National Awards Winners Announced

    by User Not Found | Jan 29, 2015
    Each year, the American Counseling Association recognizes and celebrates the achievements of counseling professionals who have distinguished themselves professionally, as well as through service to others.
    This year, 31 counseling professionals will be recognized for their contributions in 21 categories (below). Formal recognition of award winners will take place during the National Awards Ceremony at the 2015 ACA Conference & Expo: March 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. 

    ACA Best Practices Award
    Kara Carnes-Holt

    ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award
    Brandé Flamez

    ACA Extended Research Award
    David M. Lawson

    ACA Fellow Award
    Fred Bemak
    Devika Dibya Choudhuri
    Rita Chi-Ying Chung
    Mary Ann Clark
    Janet Froeschle Hicks
    Richard C. Henriksen, Jr.
    Lisa Jackson-Cherry
    Glenn Lambie
    Nick J. Piazza
    Stephen Southern
    Cirecie West-Olatunji

    ACA Professional Development Award
    Richard E. Watts

    ACA Research Award
    Kelly Wester

    ACA State Branch Advocacy Award
    Mississippi Counseling Association

    Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award
    Joshua C. Watson

    Carl D. Perkins Government Relations Award
    Gail M. Smith

    Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Scholarship Award 
    Angelica Tello

    David K. Brooks, Jr. Distinguished Mentor Award 
    Gerald Juhnke  

    Don Dinkmeyer Social Interest Award
    James Robert Bitter

    Dr. Judy Lewis Counselors for Social Justice Award
    Judy Daniels

    Garry R. Walz Trailblazer Award
    Jane Myers (posthumous)

    Gilbert & Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person
    Janice Miner Holden

    Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award  
    Ashley J. Blount

    Kitty Cole Human Rights Award
    Christine Murray

    Ralph F. Berdie Memorial Research Award 
    Reshelle Marino

    Robert Rencken Emerging Professional Leader Award 
    Heather Tustison

    Samuel T. Gladding Unsung Heroes Award
    Robert Schmidt 

    Thomas J. Sweeney Award for Visionary Leadership and Advocacy 
    Carol Bobby


    Please click here for more information on the ACA National Awards.