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Hanks Middle School counseling team receive RAMP designation

Hanks MS counselors

The Hanks Middle School counseling team received the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) designation by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). The designation recognizes schools committed to delivering a data-informed school counseling program in accordance with The ASCA National Model:  A Framework for School Counseling Programs.  It is the highest honor a school counseling team can receive in the United States.


The Hanks Middle School Counselors are Maria McNulty, Gabe Medrano, Debbie Walker and Michael Enriquez, who is now at Central Office. The counselors will be awarded the honor this summer in Kansas, City, Missouri.


The RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program) designation recognizes schools that are committed to delivering an exemplary school counseling program.  This year’s honorees have shown their commitment to their students, community, and the school counseling profession.


The schools receiving this award use data to drive the development and implementation of their program, resulting in achievement and success for all students.  The RAMP designation distinguishes these schools and encourages school counselors nationwide to strive for excellence.


“We feel blessed to work with children in a profession where we can truly make a difference in their lives.  It has been a great honor and joy to be counselors in the Ysleta district under the guidance of Ms. Celina Munoz and share this award with our counseling family who all work as hard and love students as much as we do.  The love we have received from our students is the greatest gift anyone could receive.” said HMS counselor Debbie Walker.


Hanks Middle School is one of two schools in Texas to receive RAMP recognition.