Awards and Honors

Department AwardsDrs Hammond and Miller

  • Outstanding Master's Counselor Education and Supervision Program Award, SACES, 2019
  • Supervision Award, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Dr. Dominique Hammonds (CMHC Professor), 2018
  • Creativity and Innovation in Counseling Award, North Carolina Counseling Association, Dr. Dominique Hammonds (CMHC Professor), 2017
  • Administrator of the Year Award, Dr. Mark Schwarze (CMHC Program Director), 2016
  • Ella Stephens Barrett Award, Dr. Christina Rosen (CMHC Professor), 2016
  • Beginning Counselor Award, Brittany Bodwell (CMHC Alumni), 2016
  • Devoted Service Award, Angela Brooks-Livingston (CMHC Alumni), 2016
  • Mary Thomas Burke Professional Mentor Award, Suzanne Ward (CMHC Alumni), 2016
  • Outstanding Addictions Counseling Program...International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC) 2006
  • ASU University Deans' Award for Excellence in Graduate Education...Community Counseling 2005-06
  • Robert Frank Outstanding ACES Program Award (1992)


Student Achievements 

2019 Achievements

  • Kirsten Cole was awarded the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program - Addictions Counselors  
  • Matthew Beason was awarded the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program - Addictions Counselors 
  • Reese Wells has been selected as the Jones Dotson Scholarship recipient
  • Lanie Anderson has been awarded the Grover Fielding Yancey and Kathleen Coggins Yancey Scholarship
  • Andrea Bueno-Acosta has been awarded the Grover Fielding Yancey and Kathleen Coggins Yancey Scholarship
  • Emma Robinson was chosen as the recipient of the 2019-2020 NC Tuition Scholarship 
  • Emma Robinson has been awarded the Chancellor's Fellowship 
  • Damaris Bates was accepted into the Appalachian State University's Graduate Student Ambarssadors program for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Damaris Bates received a scholarship on behalf of Appalachian State Student Affairs Program as part of being selected for the Diversity Graduate Assistantship with the Counseling Center

 2018 Achievements

  • Kirsten Cole was awarded the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse Scholarship
  • Katie Monday has been awarded the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse Scholarship
  • Andrea Bueno-Acosta was chosen as the recipient of the 2019-2020 NC Tuition Scholarship 
  • Alyssa Delturco was selected as the Don Rhodes Jr. Scholarship recipient
  • Jenna Willis was awarded the Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse Scholarship
  • Aaron Galloway has been awarded the  Governor's Institute on Substance Abuse Scholarship

2017 Achievements

  • Fumie Abe has been been selected as the NBCC Foundation’s 2017 Family First Scholarship Recipient
  • Juliana Blanton has been awarded the NBCC Minority Fellowship
  • Beth Anderson has been awarded two scholarships - both the NBCC Rural Scholarship and the Jones-Dotson Scholarship
  • Blake Crooks was accepted into Appalachian State University’s Graduate Student Ambassadors program within the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year. 
  • Meghan Rock has beeen awarded the The NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors (NMFP-AC)
  • Fumie Abe was awarded the Hubbard Scholarship
  • Marissa Sander has been chosen as a recipient of the Yancey Scholarship
  • Chelsea Ingersoll has been selected as a Legacy of a Lifetime Scholarship recipient

2016 Achievements

  • Verena Wieloch has been awarded the 2016 Association for Specialists in Group Work Peg Carroll Scholarship

2015 Achievements

  • Will Luckett is chosen as a recipient of the Governor's Institute Scholarship for addictions counseling
  • Will Luckett has been selected as a Graduate Ambassador to represent Appalachian State's graduate school
  • Will Luckett is appointed astreasurer of the North Carolina College Counselor's Association

2014 Achievements

  • Wanda Ortiz collaborated in writing the textbook, Assessing Bilingual Children in Context: An Integrated Approach, published by the APA.
  • Will Luckett was a recipient of the Chancellor's Fellowship from ASU's Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
  • Andrew Gleim is inducted into CSI and elected co-chair of the Workshop Committee for the Orchesis Honor Society.

2012 Achievements

  • Mark Rasdorf was the recipient of the Graduate Student Award from the Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA), at the March 2012 ACA National Conference in San Francisco.
  • Elizabeth De Santo was the recipient of the Lovill Fellowship Award.
  • Anne Hosey and James G. Bursenos are selected as Chancellors Fellowship recipients.
  • Shellie Beeker is a recipient of the Joyce Lawrence Professional Development award.

2011 Achievements

  • David Weisenhorn is selected as the winner of the 2010 National Board of Certified Counselors Military Scholarship. The military scholarship provides financial support to service members and veterans who are currently enrolled in a master's-level CACREP-accredited counseling program and who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.