Texas School Counselor Association

Awards & Scholarships

 Molly Gerold Scholarships 

The Texas School Counselor Association is pleased to award up to ten (10) scholarships each year.

  • One, $2000.00 scholarship for a graduating senior who is a child/grandchild of a TSCA member,
  • Five, $1000.00 scholarships for a graduating senior from a school whose counselor is a TSCA member, and
  • Up to four, $500.00 scholarships for graduate hours toward a degree or continuing education in school counseling.

Apply now for the 2020-2021 Scholarships. The deadline is May 2, 2021.

Senior Student whose Counselor is a TSCA Member

Senior Student who is a Child/Grandchild of TSCA Member

Member Graduate Student


2018-2019 Molly Gerold Scholarship Winners

Rhosine Fleming Professional Development Awards 

The Rhosine Fleming Award was established in memory of Rhosine DuBose Fleming, who was a counselor for Richardson ISD when she died in 1971. Rhosine was instrumental in the organization of Texas School Counselor Association (TSCA) in 1966 and served as TSCA Secretary. This award is given each year to an outstanding school counselor at each level and stands as a living memorial to Rhosines dedication, professional involvement, and growth.

Award categories are as follows:

  • Elementary School Counselor of the Year
  • Middle School Counselor of the Year
  • High School Counselor of the Year
  • Multilevel School Counselor of the Year
  • Counselor Supervisor of the Year
  • Jan Friese Counselor Advocate of the Year
  • Counselor Educator of the Year
  • Campus Administrator of the Year
  • Legislator of the Year

To qualify for the award, nominations are made based on meritorious letters of recommendation, a rationale statement, and a resume detailing significant contributions to the field of school counseling. Professional school counseling experience and leadership participation in the areas of supervision, professional development, program implementation, and program advocacy are also considered. 


2020-2021 Rhosine Fleming Professional Development Award Winners

Elementary School Counselor of the Year - Shannon Wickstrom, Denton ISD
Middle School Counselor of the Year - Denise Nipper, Boerne ISD
High School Counselor of the Year - Dr. Tiffany Simon, Humble ISD
Multilevel School Counselor of the Year - Angela Taylor, Small School Co-Op, Wall ISD
Counselor Supervisor of the Year - Matt Smith, Humble ISD
Jan Friese Counselor Advocate of the Year -  Tanya Tate, Boerne ISD
Counselor Educator of the Year - Dr. Levi McClendon, Texas A&M--Central Texas
Campus Administrator of the Year - Darla Jackson, McKinney ISD
Legislator of the Year - The Honorable Larry Taylor

2019-2020 Winners