Alum Represents Nevada for ASCA School Counselor of the Year Event at White House
February 10, 2016
MACOMB, IL — Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) alumnus Simeon Pak and 49 other school counselors were recently recognized at the White House at the American School Counselor Association's 2016 School Counselor of the Year event.
Pak—who was selected as the 2016 Nevada state representative for ASCA—was nominated to represent the state on a national level by the Clark County School District Guidance and Counseling Office Team. He serves as the school counselor at Liberty High School in Henderson (NV).
ASCA celebrated it's ninth annual School Counselor of the Year event in late January in Washington, D.C., just before the organization kicked off National School Counseling Week February 1.
"The event began in the White House January 28 and concluded at Union Station for the Black Tie Gala January 29," Pak explained. "The First Lady even tweeted about us. It was not only an incredible event to attend, but it was also an excellent networking opportunity."
Pak graduated from Western with his bachelor's degree in LEJA in 2008; he earned his master's degree from Lewis University in 2011.