High School Counselor of the Month/Year

CCHSCR wishes to recognize outstanding high school counselors and community based organization professionals around the state. Professionals are selected based on the following criteria:

• Initiating a unique college prep program

• Community involvement

• Building relationships with the higher education community

• Leadership positions held in education related organizations (CCHSCR for instance)

• Participation in high school activities/sponsorship of programs

• Number of years as a counselor

Principals, peers, students, parents or teachers may nominate a counselor.

Please use the form below to submit a nomination.


2019 Counselor of the Month Winners:

January – Violeta Apodaca, Pinnacle Charter School

February – Lisa Powers, Mountain Valley High School

March – Angie Zerr, Littleton High School

April – Sarah Puff, Standley Lake High School

May – Karen Lavender, Telluride High School

September – Brandon Holter, Stargate High School

October – Ron Lewis, Arapahoe High School

November – Mike Sullivan, Rock Canyon High School


Counselor of the Year Award

2018 - Laurie Derickson, Discovery Canyon High School