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May 3, 2010

Local high school guidance counselor completes service on UI advisory board

(Counselor name) of (hometown) has recently completed his third year of service on the University of Iowa's Office of Admission's High School Counselor Advisory Board. The 15-member board was formed in 1991 to advise the UI Office of Admissions on issues related to the college admissions process.

"(Counselor name)'s work on the board these past three years has been extremely effective in helping us make the admissions process easier for students," says Michael Barron, assistant provost for enrollment services and director of admissions. "We'd like to thank him for his long service and help."

The board meets on the UI campus twice a year in April and September, and each member serves a three-year term. The counselors are listed alphabetically by hometown:

DECORAH: Tony Fox, Decorah High School

IOWA CITY: Tom Carey, City High School

MARSHALLTOWN: John Fitzgerald, Marshalltown High School. (Fitzgerald served a two–year term.)

SOLON: Mike Thompson, Solon High School

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, george-mccrory@uiowa.edu