Human Rights, High School and Middle School
2016 Award Winners


NJSCA High School Award Winners

Kelly Squier Patricia Davey Jefferson Township H.S. 
Katherine Mensching Kerry Kelly Hunterdon Central Regional H.S.
Sally Brander Sue Brown  Randolph H.S.



Information about the 2018 application will be available in February 2018.

NJSCA High School Award Criteria 

The candidate must be a New Jersey resident, a 2017 graduate of a New Jersey high school and have been accepted/plan to enroll in a post secondary institution.  Must show proof of acceptance if selected for the award.
The candidate must write a 300-500 word essay describing how a school counselor has influenced his/her life in a positive way.  You can give specific examples about your counselor such as helping you make an important decision, providing support in a critical time, assisting in developing self-understand and self-acceptance, etc. 
The school counselor the candidate writes about must be a current member of the New Jersey School Counselor Association.  
We will not be able to consider any applications if the individual counselor has not paid NJSCA dues this year.  If a school counselor is unsure about his/her membership status, please email Jim Lukach at
Any questions on this application process should be directed to Sheila Brewer, NJSCA High School Awards Chair, at (609) 893-8141 extension 7839 or