Pattonville counselor named co-chair for statewide college fair
Pattonville counselor named co-chair for statewide college fair
Monday, October 1, 2018
Michelle Luraschi, the college and career preparation coordinator and counselor at Pattonville High School, was appointed to the executive board of the Missouri Association of College Admission Counselors (MOACAC) as the Statewide College Fair co-chair.

The state co-chairs are responsible for coordinating all college fairs for Missouri, which this year included 11 regional fairs and 92 individual high school fairs. Pattonville hosted the North County Regional College Fair, attended by 88 colleges and six high schools, on Sept. 20.

This summer, Luraschi also joined the Professional Development Institute of St. Louis Graduates. The institute, held in partnership with EducationPlus, provides free professional development workshops to those advising middle school, high school and college students, particularly those who are from low-income communities, are first-generation college-goers and students of color. This year, Pattonville will host professional development workshops on financial aid, career pathways, finding the right college fit and cultural competency.

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College and career counselor Michelle Luraschi introduces guest professionals at a Lunch and Learn session she helped coordinate for students.