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

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

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

ACT Resource Guide

Guidance Counselors

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Jim Lewis, O. Carm.

    Jim Lewis, O. Carm. 

    ext. 379
  • Photo of John O'Connor

    John O'Connor 

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

    James Peltzer 

    Counselor; Basketball
    ext. 277
  • Photo of Gawaine Perkins

    Gawaine Perkins 

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

    Shanta' Wheeler 

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

Scholarship Opportunities

List of 3 news stories.

  • Seniors-IL Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be here on Tuesday, Jan 21

    Seniors- A representative from the IL Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be here on Tuesday, Jan 21 during your Theology class with Mr. Burke. The representative will go over scholarships, where and how to apply, and answer any questions you may have. Please make sure that your device is with you and charged that day, as the presentation will be interactive.  Reminder more information regarding scholarships can be found in the Senior Google Classroom (Road to College) and through your Naviance Platform.
    Use the link below to learn more about the Illinois School Counselor Association $1,000.00 renewable scholarship
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  • George Pullman Scholarship - Deadline January 31, 2020


    The George Pullman scholarship provides up to $10,000 per year over four years. In addition to financial support, scholars benefit from educational support and a community of more than 14,000 alumni.

    Visit https://www.pullmanfoundation.org/apply/
    to learn more about the scholarship and the application, which is due January 31, 2020.  
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  • IACAC Scholarship - Deadline Friday, January 31, 2020

    IACAC Scholarship Committee, will award ten $1,000 scholarships ($500 per semester, non-renewable) to students who plan on pursuing a college or university education. Click on IACAC above for more details.
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