Mark B. Scholl, Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, received the American Counseling Association Fellows Award on April 5, 2021, during the 2021 ACA Virtual Conference.  The ACA Fellows Award is the highest honor awarded by the association for significant and unique contributions to the counseling profession.

Scholl’s research interests include culturally responsive counseling, constructivist approaches to career counseling, and career counseling approaches for community ex-offenders.  He is a currently serving as a member of the ACA Governing Council representing the Association for Humanistic Counseling and has been a member of ACA for 27 years. Since the fall of 2012, he has provided career support services to members of the ex-offender population in the state of North Carolina and currently serves on the Forsyth County Reentry Council.

Scholl stated, “I feel honored to be named an American Counseling Association Fellow.  I find the recognition to be motivating as it represents a call for continuing to serve the profession as a counselor, scholar, educator, and leader.”

This year, eight counselors were granted ACA Fellow status. All honorees are active members of the association and represent a diverse community of leaders that create and expand knowledge and insight into the counseling profession.