In preparation for the 2015-16 school year, Elwood-John H. Glenn High School hosted a meet and greet for incoming Glenn seniors to become acquainted with the school’s newly appointed guidance counselors, Adrienne Nasser and Carolyn Pollina.
Both of the high school’s most recent appointees bring to their roles a wealth of knowledge and experience in school counseling. Nasser began her education at Baruch College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, followed by a Master of Science in education counseling from Fordham University. Previously, she worked as a school counselor at Townsend Harris High School at Queens College.
Pollina received a Bachelor of Science in child and family studies from SUNY Oneonta and a Master of Science in school counseling from Mercy College. She has worked with a wide range of students in the field of counseling, with her most previous experience as a high school guidance counselor at Carmel High School, where she served more than 230 students in grades 10 through 12.
During the meet and greet, Glenn seniors and their parents had the opportunity to share some of the students’ ambitions upon graduation in June. Students were asked to fill out a brag sheet that included their personal goals, volunteer experiences and extracurricular activities.
“We thought it would be a good opportunity for students to come in and meet us, as well as for us to meet the students,” said Pollina. “We hope they feel comfortable working with us as they begin their senior year of high school.”