MSCA Awards

Congratulations to Our 2021 MT School Counselor of the Year: Heather Williams!!

 Montana School Counselor of the Year Award honors the best of the best - counselors who are running a top-notch, comprehensive school counseling program at either the elementary, middle, or high school level. Recipients of this award are nominated for the national ASCA School Counselor of the Year and sent to awards event in Washington, D.C..

MSCA is now accepting nominations for the  2022 MT School Counselor of the Year Nomination Form


Congratulations to Wendy Hansmann the 2021 MT Advocate of the Year!

The Montana Advocate of the Year Award recognizes individuals who contribute to the implementation and improvement of school counseling programs. These individuals demonstrate their belief in and support of school counseling programs that impact school counselors and their students at the local, state, and/or national level.
MSCA is now accepting nominations for the  2022 MT Advocate of the Year Nomination Form
The MSCA Graduate Student Scholarship ($500) is awarded to one outstanding graduate student studying to become a school counselor at a Montana institution of higher education. *The Board of Directors decides from year to year whether budget will allow this to be offered.

Past MSCA Graduate Scholars:
  • 2020 - no scholarship offered this year due to COVID impacts on MSCA budget
  • 2019 - Jordan Helig
  • 2018 - Micall Searles