CGPS counselor wins award

Jefferson Elementary's counselor receives honor

A Cape Girardeau Public Schools counselor is the 2018-2019 Southeast Missouri School Counselors Association (SEMOSCA) Elementary Counselor of the Year.  


Olivia Carter, Jefferson Elementary’s counselor, received the award at a recent awards ceremony held at the Cape Career & Technology Center.  Carter has been a school counselor for seven years and is celebrating her third year at Jefferson.


“I love that I get to work with all students in a really systematic way,” said Carter.  “It’s so special to see how students grow and change from year to year.”