Professional Awards

WACAC recognizes those in our respective fields who go above and beyond the call of duty.


Nominate your 2017 professional award candidates here

  • High School Counseling Professional of the Year
  • Admissions Professional of the Year
  • WACAC Rising Star
  • New this year: Support Staff of the Year

Congratulations to the 2017 award winners!


2017 High School Counseling Professional of the Year: Lacerne Rice, Madison West High School

The High School Counseling Professional of the Year honors high school employees that exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college. 

Congratulations Lacerne!


2017 Admissions Professional of the Year: Corey Sjoquist, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

The Admissions Professional of the Year honors college/university admission professionals who exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college.

Congratulations Corey!


2017 Rising Star: Alia Georges, Northland College

The Rising Star Award honors individuals and programs that exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college.

Congratulations Alia!


2017 Support Staff/Professional of the Year: Lynn Vanderschaff, Kohler High School

The Support Staff/Professional of the year honors college/university or high school professionals who exemplify execellence and dedication to serving the needs of students and the work to be done.

Congratulations Lynn!



Past Winners


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