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June 1, 2011

Local high school guidance counselor appointed to UI advisory board

(Name), a guidance counselor at (name of high school), was recently appointed on the University of Iowa's Office of Admissions' High School Counselor Advisory Board.

(Last name) is one of 15 select high school counselors on the board, which was formed in 1991 to advise the UI Office of Admissions on various issues related to the college admissions process. The board meets on the UI campus twice a year, in April and September.

"We look forward to working with these counselors and know that they will be effective in helping us make the admissions process easier for students," said Michael Barron, assistant provost for enrollment services and director of Admissions.

The counselors are listed below alphabetically by their town in Iowa:

Cedar Rapids: Jason Edwards, Jefferson High School
Gilbert: Paul Jacobson, Gilbert Community School
Lawton: Michelle Hoch, Lawton-Bronson Junior/Senior High School
Mason City: Mark Neibauer, Newman Catholic High School
Missouri Valley: Jamie Justesen, Missouri Valley High School
Muscatine: Joni Anderson, Muscatine High School

For more information about applying to the UI, see the Office of Admissions website at
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: University of Iowa Admissions, 1-800-553-4692; George McCrory, University News Services, 319-384-0012,