Monday, February 2, 2015

Hoover High Counselor Honored at White House

One San Diego counselor received a big honor at the White House Friday.

Tawnya Pringle Tawnya Pringle, a counselor at Hoover High School, was one of five counselors invited to the White House. She was honored as one of the top five 2015 School Counselor of the Year finalists by First Lady Michelle Obama and actress Connie Britton.

The ceremony marked the first time school counselors were honored at a White House event dedicated to their work.

Pringle said the experience was humbling and was one of the “most amazing times of my life.”

Read more from NBC San Diego.