POPLARVILLE - Dr. Ann Moore recently received two honors from her peers in the counseling profession.
Moore, director of the Counseling, Advisement and Placement Center at Pearl River Community College, received the College Counselor of the Year Award from the Pine Belt Counseling Association, a division of the Mississippi Counseling Association.
The MCA presented Moore with an award for “excellence in counseling, authenticity, compassion and advocacy” during the association’s fall conference in Jackson Nov. 6-8.
The award was for Moore’s work in the Mississippi Community/Junior College Counseling Association.
Moore is a member of numerous professional organizations and currently is president of the MCJCA. She is a past president of the Mississippi Vocational Counselors’ Association and past secretary/treasurer and vice president of the MCJCA.
As the organization’s vice president, she coordinated the group’s 2013 convention at PRCC’s Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg.
Moore has been at PRCC for 34 years after three years as an elementary school counselor and psychometrist with the Lamar County School District. She was PRCC’s career-tech counselor from 1980 through 2007 when she was named to her current position.