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.

    Fr. Jim Lewis, O. Carm. 

    ext. 379
  • Photo of John O'Connor

    Mr.  John O'Connor 

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

    Mr. James Peltzer 

    Counselor; Basketball
    ext. 277
  • Photo of Gawaine Perkins

    Mr. Gawaine Perkins 

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

    Ms. Shanta' Wheeler 

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

Scholarship Opportunities

List of 2 news stories.

  • NROTC Marine Option Scholarship

    The NROTC Marine Option Scholarshipvalued at $180,000+ and can be applied to any of the 94+ colleges/universities/cross town affiliates with NROTC Units. i.e. Harvard, MIT, Notre Dame, Michigan, and USC to even local schools that include IIT, Northwestern, and the University of Illinois.  Qualified students’ scholarships would include full tuition, books, uniforms, and even a monthly stipend ranging from $250-400.  Click on NROTC above for more information.
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  • The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship-Deadline October 21, 2019

    A scholarship opportunity for current College/Graduate students.
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