SDSU recognizes National School Counseling Week

SDSU photos: Above, South Dakota State University’s Ryan Vande Kieft visited George S. Mickelson Middle School to say thank you to counselors at the middle school and Brookings High School to kick off National School Counseling Week. With Vande Kieft are: Amanda Neville-Coble, Brookings High; Alyssa Harrell, Brookings High; Carleen Holm, Mickelson Middle School; Vande Kieft; Gary Mork, Brookings High; Linda Johnson, Brookings High; and Chad Adamson, Mickelson Middle School. Below, Sioux Valley High School counselor Monica Jorgensen received several items from South Dakota State University as part of National School Counseling Week, which ran Feb. 3-7.

BROOKINGS – To thank and recognize school counselors for their efforts during National School Counseling Week and throughout the year, South Dakota State University’s Ryan Vande Kieft and Brooke Weber visited Brookings and Sioux Valley, respectively Monday. National School Counseling Week was Feb. 3-7.

Vande Kieft, SDSU’s assistant director of Admissions, delivered items from the university’s on-campus Starbucks location to Brookings and met with counselors at George S. Mickelson Middle School and Brookings High School before an event at Mickelson Middle School.

Weber, an admissions counselor, also delivered items from the on-campus Starbucks to Sioux Valley High School’s Monica Jorgensen.

“SDSU fully appreciates the hard work and dedication of the nation’s 100,000-plus school counselors and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve success and plan for their postsecondary options and careers,” said Shawn Helmbolt, director of SDSU’s Office of Admissions.


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