SDCOE 2022 High School Counselor of the Year: Christine Araki

We are so proud of the hard work of SUHSD School Counselors that we continue to be recognized at the county level. Congratulations to Ms. Christine Araki who was recognized as the San Diego County of Education High School Counselor of the Year for 2022. We are thankful for the work you do every day to make SUHSD a great place to learn!

Excerpt read at her award celebration:

“Ms. Araki is one of the finest school counselor leaders in the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD).  She brings a plethora of experiences to her craft as an educator and school counselor.  Ms. Araki is a natural leader and demonstrates a unique ability to connect with students, staff, and families… Most recently Ms. Araki has embarked on a new endeavor for SUHSD as Head Counselor for the district’s newest 7th to 13th grade virtual academy. Ms. Araki is leading the way in creating a school which gives students choice and the opportunity to learn at their own pace in an online environment, while having all of the benefits and the supports of a comprehensive school.”