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 Good News: SRU counseling major wins runner up honor in essay contest 



SRU Good News for April 26, 2010


SRU counseling major wins runner up honor in essay contest

Candice Roberson, a Slippery Rock University graduate student in school counseling from Slippery Rock, has been honored by the American Counseling Association as runner up in the Ross Trust Graduate Student Essay Competition.

The competition was open to counseling graduate students working toward a career in school counseling at the elementary, middle or high school level. The award was announced at the ACA's annual conference in Pittsburgh.

Roberson's winning essay which dealt with how school counselors can address the need of homeless students, will be published in the June edition of the ACA's Counseling Today magazine.

Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Alexandria, Va., the American Counseling Association is the world's largest private, not-for-profit organization for professional counselors. The organization promotes public confidence and trust in the counseling profession, provides leadership training, continuing education and advocacy services for its 42,000 members. 


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