6410 South Dante Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-324-1020      Fax: 773-324-9235
Students

Guidance Counseling

 
Mount Carmel's Guidance Counseling Department is dedicated to helping students succeed academically and personally during their high school years and beyond. We offer a variety of resources intended to help students. In addition to reading the information on the pages below, please feel free to stop by our office or contact us by phone or email.

Student Resources


ACT Resources

Online option
Jeanette Brink, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor
Revolution Prep
Direct: 708-300-9276
www.revolutionprep.com

Classroom option (located in Mokena)
www.jeaniusprep.com
These programs are not affiliated with Mount Carmel.

ACT Resource Guide

Guidance Counselors

List of 5 members.

  • Fr. Jim Lewis, O. Carm. 

    Counselor
    ext. 379
  • Mr.  John O'Connor 

    Director of Freshman First Program (students with last names N-Z); Assistant Varsity Football Coach
    ext. 211
  • Mr. James Peltzer 

    Counselor; Basketball
    ext. 277
  • Mr. Gawaine Perkins 

    Associate Director of Freshman First (Students with last names A-M)
    ext. 219
  • Ms. Shanta' Wheeler 

    Counseling; Social Studies; AP Psychology; Multicultural Club; Know Your Heritage
    ext. 254

Scholarship Opportunities

List of 8 news stories.

  • ACT Scholarship Giveaway

    ACT Scholarship Giveaway: 10th and 11th graders you can register for a chance to WIN a $40,000 scholarship and a $5,000 TEch Package when you register to take the ACT.  Visit ACT.org or visit the counseling office for more information.
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  • Paul Revere Lodge No. 998 Scholarship 2019

    Paul Revere Lodge No. 998 Scholarship 2019 is offering a 1-time award of $500.00.  The scholarship will be awarded to two winners for the fall semester of the 2019 school year. The topic for this year’s scholarship is, “What Freemason would you have liked to of met in the last 50 years and what Masonic values or ideals do you feel they have exemplified in their life?” We wish every applicant good luck and look forward to reading your essays.   
    Please see your counselor for the application cover letter and for more information.  You may also contact Jeff Rector at Jeff.Rector@PaulRevere998.com 
    Application Deadline: June 1, 2019
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  • Schererville Civic Funds Educational Grant Application

    Schererville Civic Funds Educational Grant Application: Provides assistance to students demonstrating financial need and may be applied toward tuition fees at an accredited college, vocational, or technical school.  Must be a Schererville resident and a graduating senior of 2019.  Must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be accepted into an accredited program.
    Please contact Linda Toth with any questions at 219-322-1542.  See your counselor for a copy of the application.  Application Deadline: APRIL 30, 2019.  
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  • The Knights of Peter Claver Ladies’ Auxiliary (KPCLA) Annual Scholarship

    The Knights of Peter Claver Ladies’ Auxiliary (KPCLA) awards an annual Scholarship to the applicant who best meets the eligibility requirements.  The mission of the Scholarship Committee is to support, promote and encourage the educational pursuits and goals of Catholic youths in the Chicago Intercouncil area.  Please see your counselor for more information or contact Betty Taylor at 773-568-1104
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  • The Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation (IPCDF) Scholarships (6 total)

    General Education: $5,000 educational scholarship opportunities to high school seniors planning to attend four-year institutions in the fall. IPCDF is also offering scholarships to current undergraduates planning to continue their education at four-year colleges or universities. 
     
    Dana G. Woodley Scholarship: a $5,000 educational scholarship opportunity to high school seniors and undergraduate students who will continue their education at four-year institutions in the fall. IPCDF is offering the Dana G. Woodley Scholarship specifically to students who demonstrate a financial need as they pursue a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)1 education at a college or university.
     
    2019 Two-Year College and Vocation Scholarship: $500 educational scholarship opportunity to high school seniors planning to attend two-year colleges, vocational, trade or apprenticeship programs in the fall. IPCDF is also offering scholarships to current two-year college students planning to continue their education at two-year colleges
     
    2019 Waller Continuing Education Scholarshipa 1,000 educational scholarship opportunity to assist a graduating high school senior or adult student with achieving his or her goals. The Waller Continuing Education Scholarship is provided to a person interested in continuing his or her academic advancement, pursuing a trade, or continuing his or her personal or professional development
     
    2019 Helen R. Jackson Scholarship: a $500 educational scholarship opportunity to high school seniors planning to attend a college or university in the fall. IPCDF is offering the Helen R. Jackson Scholarship specifically to male high school senior students planning to major in business at a two-year college or a four-year college or university. Preference will be given to those male high school seniors.  
     
    2019 Graduate Scholarship: a $4,500 educational scholarship opportunity to those pursuing a graduate degree at an accredited university in the fall of 2019. The applicant must be accepted and enrolled in a post-baccalaureate degree program.
     
    Email or mail applications and supporting materials to:
    Scholarships@ipcdf.org
    Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    3473 S. King Drive, Suite 307  
    Chicago, IL 60616
     
    All application packets must be received by Friday, April 5, 2019.
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  • Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships

    Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships NOW AVAILABLE:  The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education.  Please visit www.ilamvets.org  for the list of scholarships and criteria.  For more information call 217-528-4713. Application is open January 14 through April 30, 2019.
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  • Kids' Chance Scholarship

    Kids’ Chance Scholarship:  To be eligible for a scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need.  Please visit the counseling office to retrieve an application.  For more information regarding the scholarship, visithttps://www.kidschanceofillinois.com/scholarships.html  DEADLINE: April 30, 2019
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  • The Oak Lawn Commission Scholarship

    The Oak Lawn Commission will give out two $500.00 scholarships to students who are attending a post-secondary institution with an intention to enter an arts program.  One scholarship will be awarded to a student with an interest in visual arts and on to a student with an interest in performing arts.  You must be accepted to a college to apply.  If you would like to apply for this scholarship, please see Mrs. Wheeler for an application or contact Linda Vorderer at lvorder@aol.comDeadline: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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