To submit a nomination, please complete this form and return by JANUARY 13, 2017.

GCCA exists to support and enhance the practice of college counseling in the state of Georgia. One way this is accomplished is through the GCCA Professional Recognition Awards.  These awards are tokens of thanks and recognition of excellence in the field of college counseling. All award recipients will be recognized at the annual conference in Savannah, Georgia. For additional information on the awards process, view the Award & Recognition FAQs.

All nominators and nominees (except those for the Advocacy Award) must be members of the Georgia College Counseling Association


2017 Nomination Form

All nominations are due by JANUARY 13, 2017.  Please mail, fax, or email all forms to:
Andre Griggs
Kennesaw State University
585 Cobb Ave. Kennesaw, GA 30144
Voice: 678.915.3943
Fax: 678.915.7161

The following are the current awards for which we are accepting nominations:

Advocacy for College Counseling Award: Demonstrated advocacy of college counseling services or an organization which has made a significant contribution to the improvement of college counseling services; may honor a college president, vice president, dean, board member, or legislator who has made a significant impact on the national, state, or local level. Need not be a member of GCCA.

Professional Leadership Award: This award is given for demonstrated leadership in some aspect of college counseling and/or GCCA.

Counselor of the Year Award: This award recognizes clinical excellence and/or meritorious service in college counseling.

Clinical Program of the Year Award: This award recognizes the development and implementation of a unique clinical program or group for college students.

Graduate Student Meritorious Award: This award recognizes meritorious service by a graduate student to the profession of college counseling and/or GCCA.

College Counseling Director of the Year Award: This award recognizes excellence as a College Counseling Center director.

Outstanding Professional Contribution to Knowledge Award This award is given for a demonstrated contribution to the advancement of college counseling theory and/or practice by means of a dissertation, thesis, publication, or scholarly presentation.