Each year, GCCA recognizes a school counselor and a community mental health counselor for their exceptional dedication and service: the Mary Corre Foster Community Counselor Award and the Marvin Rammelsberg Distinguished School Counselor Award.
Mary Corre Foster Community Counselor Award
The Mary Corre Foster Community Counselor Award is given to recognize an individual who has made a significant and outstanding contribution to counseling in the greater Cincinnati area. The award is given in honor of Mrs. Mary Corre Foster, a local pioneer in counseling. Criteria for nomination will include:
- An individual who has demonstrated personal qualities that provides a role model to their clients and the community.
- A person who has made recognizable and documented contributions to the positive growth and development of counseling efforts in the greater Cincinnati area.
- A person who has demonstrated professional concern through active participation in the professional organizations that seek to support and improve counseling services.
Marvin Rammelsberg Distinguished School Counselor Award
The Marvin Rammelsberg Distinguished School Counselor Award is presented to a person who best exemplifies the qualities of friendship, brotherhood, and humanitarianism that typified Mr. Rammelsberg’s life. The criterion for nomination includes:
- A person in an educational setting who is dedicated to all regardless of their individual differences.
- A person who actively promotes school counseling and professional growth.
- A person who displays exemplary leadership qualities and makes outstanding contributions to professional organizations