Annual IC3 Awards

The IC3 Awards are aimed at felicitating schools, counselors and universities that stand out for their contributions to the field of career and college counseling. The awardees will be selected by a jury consisting of IC3 Committee members, and announced at the 2018 Annual IC3 Conference.

Last date to submit nominations: 16 July 2018


Award Qualification

  • Full-time school-based career and college counselors
  • Full-time admissions professionals at universities
  • High schools with an active career and college counseling office

Nominations

An individual can submit multiple nominations for each award, as long as the individuals being nominated are unique.


Award Category A: Career and College Counselors

Molly Abraham Lifetime Achievement Award

The Molly Abraham Lifetime Achievement Award honors Molly Abraham, a teacher and counselor who impacted thousands of students through her guidance. Molly’s inspiring legacy of counseling demonstrates how one teacher, educator, or advisor can change young lives, and open doors for young people that they don’t even know exist. Follow IC3 Conference Chair Ganesh Kohli’s journey to reunite with Molly, his childhood math teacher from class 7 and 8, after 26+ years here.

Emerging Counselor Award

A counselor who has a proven track record in the counseling space for 3 years or less

Counselor of the Year Award

Someone who has been excellent in terms of counseling, allows for exploration, willing to learn and demonstrated high level of interest


Award Category B: Admissions Professionals at Universities

Counseling-Based Approach to Student Recruitment/Admissions

University admissions officer who has supported a counseling-based approach


Award Category C: Schools

Best School for Career and College Counseling

High schools that have an active career and college counseling office


2017 IC3 Award Winners

Emerging Counselor Award

Nileema Khan, Delhi Public School (DPS) STS Dhaka

Nileema Khan, Delhi Public School (DPS) STS Dhaka

Nominees:
  • Aarfa Abbani, DRS International School
  • Venita Chettri, The Cathedral and John Connon School

Counselor of the Year

Deblina Chakraborty, Pathways School, Noida

Deblina Chakraborty, Pathways School, Noida

Nominees:
  • Geeta Jayanth, Bangalore International School
  • Sonia Soni, Aditya Birla World Academy
  • Sanjukta Poddar, Calcutta International School

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Amrita Dass

Dr. Amrita Dass

Award for Counseling-Based Approach to Student Recruitment /Admissions

Tanushree Bhattacharya, The University of British Columbia

Tanushree Bhattacharya, The University of British Columbia

Nominees:
  • Cuca Acosta, University of California Santa Barbara
  • Bela Brahmbhatt, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School