Original Articles Appeared in the CASC Counselor Connection, April 17th, 2019.
By: Andres Castro (CASC Board Member and H.B. McDaniel Foundation Board Member)
The H.B. McDaniel Foundation awarded four students with distinctive scholarships during its 45th Annual H.B. McDaniel Foundation Banquet. The scholarships acknowledge the research and service of counselors in training while honoring former Stanford University Professor and eminent state counseling leader Dr. H.B. McDaniel who left a legacy of educational excellence, leadership, and service.
This year, the McDaniel Foundation offered three unique scholarships: The Dale C. Burklund Memorial Research Scholarship which honors the legacy of Dale C. Burklund, a school counselor, dean, teacher, and leader in innovative research and assessment projects at local, state, and national levels. Dr. Burklund developed an exceptional career guidance program still used in many schools today. This scholarship recognizes the promise of graduate students in school counseling through research and counseling interventions. Congratulations to Kerry Larratt the recipient of the Dale C. Burklund Memorial Research Scholarship.
The James William Allen Memorial Service Scholarship is in honor of James William Allen, as a memorial to his giving spirit and dedicated service to all the students and families whose lives he touched. James William Allen was dedicated to his work with all students and families to help young people attain their academic goals and reach their potential. This scholarship celebrates the outstanding service that emergent school counselors provide for their students, families, and schools. This year, the H.B. McDaniel Foundation honored two recipients of this prestigious scholarship. Congratulations to Charles "Luke" Lintott and Ikram Aweys the recipients of the James William Allen Service Scholarship.
The H.B. McDaniel Foundation is thrilled to celebrate the extensive academic, research, and publication record of Dr. John D. Krumboltz through the John D. Krumboltz Career Development Scholarship. A professor of education and psychology at Stanford University since 1961 and recent Professor Emeritus, Dr. Krumboltz's contributions to the fields of counseling psychology and career counseling are significant, innumerable and lasting. This year, the H.B. McDaniel Foundation honored Elijio Arreguin as the recipient of the John D. Krumboltz Career Development Scholarship.
Congratulations to the four recipients of these three prestigious scholarships. May their research, service, and career development continue to enrich their academic trajectory as they continue to embark onto their journey of becoming future school counselors.
The H.B. McDaniel Foundation celebrated its 45th Annual H.B. McDaniel Foundation Banquet to acknowledge individuals and groups in the school counseling profession. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to honor and foster the work of the late Professor H.B. McDaniel in improving the field of guidance and counseling and thereby developing the youth of our present and future times.
The Individual Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and service and made a significant contribution to the field of counseling and guidance in the state of California. The awardee is recognized at the annual H.B. McDaniel Foundation Banquet and becomes a Board member the year following the receipt of the award. The Foundation awarded Johnny Baltierra with the 2019 H.B. McDaniel Individual Award. Johnny is a stellar individual and was recognized for his dedicated leadership and upholding the essential elements of advocacy, program development, and service with unwavering enthusiasm and genuine leadership.
We also want to welcome four new inductees to the 2019 Hall of Fame: Dr. Nancy Carlton, Dr. Al Levin, Ralph Robles, and Delma Garcia. The ongoing contributions of these four incredible leaders in the field of school counseling has significantly influenced the counseling and guidance profession in the state of California. Through their dedicated service, research, writing, and helping others become school counselors through mentoring, and advocating for the profession, they continually demonstrate the values endeared to the legacy of Dr. H.B. McDaniel.