Deidre Cuffee-Gray is in her fourth year as College and Career Advisor at Amherst Regional High School (ARHS). While you might find her singing at the school's entrance on Friday mornings all year round, she is not quitting her day job. Instead, she is working tirelessly to collaborate with her peers to create a true culture of access and equity for all students as they plan for their futures at ARHS.
The NSHSS College Counselor Service Award has been created to honor hardworking counselors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to preparing students for success in college and in life. These awardees are steadfast advocates for their students, are peer role models, and demonstrate outstanding leadership and excellence in education. Any high school counselor has the opportunity to apply.