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School Counseling

Guidance Department

Welcome! It’s the mission of the LN School Counseling Department to help ALL students find success in high school and to prepare ALL students for success in the future. We hope these resources will help achieve those goals.  If you have any questions, click to email us.

Summer and Special Programming
Summer programs are a way to experience life on a college campus, make friendships with students from other places, and explore possible college majors.  Most summer programs have a cost; however many of them offer financial assistance or scholarships.  Click here to check out the summer programs that are offered at various colleges and universities in Indiana.

Parent Information

“How to” Guide for College Applications Class of 2022

INvestEd--Free resource for Hoosier students and parents looking for help with college planning and financial aid

College Board PSAT - Understanding Scores

2022-2023 Scheduling Site

2022-2023 Curriculum Guide

2022-2023 MCIT Curriculum Guide

NLPS Catalog

Shadow Request Form

Transcript Requests

Official transcripts are mailed from LNHS to colleges, universities, scholarship committees, employers, etc. Student must complete a Transcript Request Form and positive identification must be presented at the time of the request. Requests will be processed as soon as possible, normally within 24-72 hours. Print off the form, fill it out, make a copy of your ID and mail them along with the $1 fee to Lawrence North high School, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Forms are also available in the front office, during regular school hours.

Graduates beginning with the class of 2004 are strongly encouraged to order the transcript online at WWW.PARCHMENT.COM which enables colleges to receive the transcript electronically and quicker.

Guidance Staff

  • Virginia Abrego-Hernandez, ENL Counselor, Counselor Grades 9-12 & ENL
  • Shelia Patterson Allen, Department Co-Chair, Counselor Grade 9  
  • Tuesday Anderson, Counselor Grade 9
  • Kari Bordner, Counselor Grades 10 - 12 
  • Harry "Donny" Mimms, Counselor Grades 10 - 12 
  • Brad Cangany, AVID Counselor Grades 10 - 12 
  • Betsy Crawshaw, Administrative Assistant
  • Jill De Luna, Counselor Grades 10-12 
  • Tracy Gilbert, Counselor Grades 10 - 12
  • Mary Beth Rago, Administrative Assistant
  • Connie Sivertson, Department Co-Chair, IB Counselor Grades 10 - 12

College and Career Planning

College Information


SAT, ACT, AP Testing and ACP, IB Information


Educational Options Besides College


Financial Aid and Scholarships


Counseling Services

The Guidance Department is here to provide academic guidance and counseling, career guidance and counseling, and brief personal/social counseling to help students through difficult emotional times or concerns. For ongoing mental health concerns, parents and students are encouraged to contact their pediatrician, family physician, and/or health insurance provider. When emergency situations arise outside of school hours, the resources below may be beneficial. If you have questions, please feel free to contact your child’s school counselor.

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
CPS (Child Protective Services: 1-800-800-5556 / 1-877-433-0138
Community North Stress Center: 1-800-662-3445
St. Vincent's Stress Center: 1-800-872-2210 / 317-338-4800

Click here for Text-A-Tip Hotline Information.
Click here for a list of Counseling Agencies and Groups.
Click here for additional resources on dealing with grief and tragedy.