Intersect by Hobsons Awards One High School and One Higher Education Institution $1,000 Scholarship

Members of the Counselor Community Receive Scholarships to Award to Students

ARLINGTON, VA - June 14, 2018 – Hobsons, the education technology leader, is pleased to announce the first four recipients of the Counselor Community Scholarship. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to award to a student at their respective high school or college.

The winners for the months of April and May were:

  • Justina George, Director of Student Resources, Bard High School Early College, New Orleans, La.
  • Lauren Mack, Director of Digital Engagement & Social Media, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Karen Kimball, Advancement Coordinator, Imagine International Academy of North Texas, McKinney, Texas.
  • Blake Vawter, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Recruitment & Marketing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Counselor Community and to help promote community building toward college access, Hobsons announced the scholarship campaign. Monthly, from April through September 2018, Hobsons will select a representative from one higher education institution and one high school to receive the $1,000 scholarship.

“At Intersect by Hobsons, we are proud to support both high schools and higher education institutions in their efforts to match students to their best-fit institution,” said Amy Reitz, General Manager of Intersect. “We are excited to celebrate our clients, and we hope that this scholarship will help deserving students achieve their higher education dreams.”

Hobsons launched the Counselor Community to create a space where high school and college admissions counselors can connect, strengthen relationships and work together to help students find best-fit college options.

All members of the Counselor Community are eligible to enter the scholarship. For more information on the scholarship competition, please visit:


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A global leader in education technology, Hobsons helps students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admissions, and higher education student success to support millions of students around the world.


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