High School Counselors Learn About Arkansas Tech

ATU Counselor Workshop 2022
Dr. Mary B. Gunter (standing, left), chief of staff and distinguished professor of educational leadership at Arkansas Tech University, was among those who greeted high school counselors attending a workshop at ATU in Russellville on Friday, Aug. 26.

More than 50 K-12 education professionals from around Arkansas registered for the 2022 Arkansas Tech University High School Counselor Workshop, which took place at ATU’s Williamson Hall in Russellville on Friday morning.

Those in attendance learned the latest information concerning scholarships, financial aid and the opportunities for academic and personal growth that exist for their high school graduates at Arkansas Tech.

“This is an annual event that provides counselors with the information they need to best serve their high school students in making their post-secondary plans,” said Jessica Brock, ATU director of admissions. “We want to be sure that each detail is covered and each question is answered so these counselors can help their students learn about Arkansas Tech and include ATU in their college decision making process.”

Schools and external educational entities represented on the registration list for the 2022 ATU High School Counselor Workshop were Acorn High School, Alma High School, Baptist Preparatory School, Batesville Southside High School, Bauxite High School, Benton High School, Bruno-Pyatt High School, Clarksville High School, Dardanelle High School, Dover High School, Glen Rose High School, Harmony Grove High School, Harrison High School, Johnson County Westside High School, Kingston High School, KIPP Blytheville Collegiate High School, Lamar High School, Life Way Christian School, Little Rock Catholic High School, Morrilton High School, Mulberry High School, Nemo Vista High School, North Arkansas College, Oark High School, Ozark High School, Paragould High School, Paris High School, Perryville High School, Pottsville High School, Rose Bud High School, Russellville High School, St. Joe High School, South Side High School (Bee Branch), Subiaco Academy, Sylvan Hills High School, Van Buren High School, Waldron High School, Western Grove High School, Western Yell County High School and Wonderview High School.

Attendees enjoyed a lunch prepared by students and faculty from the ATU hospitality administration program and had the option of taking a golf cart tour of campus following the workshop.

Learn more about applying for admission to ATU at www.atu.edu/admissions.