The Board of Education recognized three Winton Woods High School counselors for receiving awards for their exceptional work with students. Christina Jeranek, Winton Woods High School counselor who serves students in Grades 11 and 12, was selected as the 2020 Career Quest School Counselor of the Year. She was informed by Career Quest in February of 2020 with a surprise celebration with staff, before the pandemic, in the Winton Woods High School media center. Jeranek was honored at the district’s November board meeting for her award. “I appreciate this honor. I love working with our students at Winton Woods and it gives me such happiness to do what I can do to help promote their success to their future. Thank you.”
Kim Goins and Brad Dash are recipients of the College Board Counselor Recognition awards. They were among 400 counselors selected for this honor from districts all over the country as well as the United Arab Emirates and Myanmar. “It gives us great pleasure to work with our students,” said Goins. “I truly love being here and enjoy watching them grow and seeing them take off and go to their next levels in life. This is an honor for us and we’re grateful for it. Thank you.” Dr. Tamra Ragland, Executive Director for Teaching and Learning for Grades 7-12, thanked each of these extraordinary counselors for their contributions to our students’ success and for their hard work over the years.
PHOTO CAPTION: Winton Woods Board Vice President Katrina Rugless with Winton Woods High School Guidance Counselors Christina Jeranek, Kim Goins and Brad Tash and Photo by Corina Denny.