Gary Henrichs Memorial Award
Gary Henrichs was a lifelong supporter of school counseling. He was an Iowa elementary school counselor from 1969-1976. In January 1977, he became the Iowa Department of Education’s Elementary Guidance Consultant. In this role, he helped school districts across Iowa to establish and maintain effective elementary counseling programs. Gary retired in August 2000 and continued to work with children until his untimely death in 2002. What better legacy than this award recognizing and supporting counselors carrying on Gary’s passion and love of kids!