WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A West Lafayette school counselor is celebrating a big honor. Courtney Murtaugh was named the 2019 Exemplary Elementary Counselor of the Year. She works as a counselor at West Lafayette Intermediate School.
The award is given by The Indiana School Counselor Association and honors school counselors who devote their careers to helping students achieve success in school and in life. Nominations were sent in by colleagues, administrators, and other school staff.
The winner is based on factors like effective school counseling programs and contributions to student advancement.
Students and staff honored Murtaugh during a school convocation Thursday.
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