SOURCE: Kents Hill School

Kents Hill School

August 13, 2009 09:00 ET

Kents Hill's College Counseling Director Elected as President Elect New England Association for College Admission Counseling

KENTS HILL, ME--(Marketwire - August 13, 2009) - Anne Richardson, Director of College Counseling at Kents Hill School, was recently elected as President Elect of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC). She will serve the Association for three years, becoming President of the Association in her second year.

NEACAC is the top resource in New England for college admissions professionals on both sides of the desk -- high school and college, NEACAC sponsors college fairs, professional development programs, summer institutes and an annual conference, as well as offering many online and print resources and networking opportunities for high school guidance counselors and college and university admissions officers. NEACAC is affiliated with NACAC, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.

Kents Hill School Headmaster, Rist Bonnefond, commented, "Anne Richardson's election as President of the New England Association of College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) reflects the Association's appreciation of her experience, wisdom, and leadership. As Director of College Counseling since 1998, Anne has provided Kents Hill's students and their families with excellent advice and encouragement. Her election to lead NEACAC confirms her status as one of the country's outstanding college counselors, and we feel very fortunate to have her here at Kents Hill. I know she will provide NEACAC with exemplary leadership over the course of her three-year term." Richardson has served as the Director of College Counseling at Kents Hill School for eleven years.

Richardson has been involved with NEACAC for several years. She previously served as Vice-President of NEACAC in 2007-8 and as Chair of the Summer Institute for new college admissions counselors from 2005-6, having served on its faculty for the previous three years. She has been a frequent panelist and presenter at both NEACAC and NACAC conferences.

Richardson commented on her recent election, "NEACAC is a unique and important resource for all New England admissions and school counselors. It is a superb organization because of the commitment and service of countless dedicated volunteers from schools, colleges and universities across the region. I have served NEACAC for several years, and I am honored to have been elected to serve as President Elect."

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