WEST ORANGE, NJ — Cheryl Butler, Director of Student Personnel Services at West Orange High School (WOHS), was recently recognized by the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA) as a 2020 High School Scholarship Nominee.

Butler received the recognition following nomination by WOHS senior Darlene Folas for recognizing the important role of the school counselor. Folas also received a $1,000 scholarship. (CLICK HERE to learn more about Folas, who was recently awarded the prestigious Princeton Prize in Race Relations.) 

The NJSCA is the organization that represents professional school counseling in New Jersey. Their mission is "to promote excellence in the school counseling profession and to advocate for the development of all students.”

According to the website, the organization’s vision is "that all professional school counselors in New Jersey will develop and implement a comprehensive school counseling program based on the National Standards for School Counseling Programs."