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Counselor honored for helping students get college financial aid
Counselor honored for helping students get college financial aid

Fortunately for some high school seniors, it's not a huge problem if they forget their password when they're applying to college online; their school counselor keeps them in a little gray box on her bookshelf. By no means is this the only measure Andrea Goodwin takes to ensure her students go college. The Los Angeles High School of the Arts counselor proofreads every application, keeps 2-inch binders with students' graduation plans and hand-delivers scholarship forms to the post office. "When you get this kind of follow-through, the kids don't slip through the cracks," Goodwin said. Goodwin, 48, was selected recently as the winner of this year's Arthur S. Marmaduke Award, which is...

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