WHS Counseling

Contact Info

Counselors are available Monday-Thursday from 7:30 am-3:30 p.m and Friday from 7:30-3:00 p.m. Please contact us by email or phone to set up an appointment in person, on Webex, or by phone.

Sheryl Williams


Office: 623-915-8427


Grace Conway


Office: 623-915-8443


Dean Dahlstedt


Office: 623-915-8424


Steve Leonard


Office: 623-915-8413


Rogelio Ruiz

Counselor (Tues/Thurs)

Phone: 623-915-8453


Christina Fleming

Records Secretary

Phone: 623-915-8404


Luisa Banos

Counseling Secretary

Phone: 623-915-8402


Debbie Lohr

Career Center Specialist

Phone: 623-915-8465




Media Center |October 5th and December 5:30 pm

Seniors and parents, join us at Washington High School to complete your FAFSA on October 5th at 5:30 pm

Abrazo partnership

Students interested in the medical field are invited to attend a monthly session with residents from Abrazo. Sessions will take place at Washington High School or Abrazo Central Campus.

The first session will take place on September 1st from 2:45-3:45 in the TMR. Monthly sessions will run from September 2021 through March 2022.

Please see the attachment for more information: Abrazo Partnership

Virtual Tri-University Events

Arizona State University | The University of Arizona | Northern Arizona University

Seniors are invited to learn more about all three in-state public universities -- the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University -- through Tri-University Tuesdays.

Each Tuesday, live application workshops for students to complete their applications and gain more information on their in-state options. Information is located on the Tri-University website and students may register for any and all of the sessions in the attached schedule of events below. Please contact Abby.Tudor@nau.edu with any questions you may have.

Tri-University Schedule of Events

Greater Arizona Virtual College Fair

Students and families in the Glendale Union High School District are welcome to attend a virtual college fair on Zoom free of charge. Registration will open on 10/1/2021. For more information, please see the attached flyer or visit the Greater Arizona Virtual College Fair website.

Greater Arizona Virtual College Fair Save the Date

Scholarships and financial aid

Counseling and College and Career Center

We're available to assist students with your post-secondary plans after high school, including completing the FAFSA and identifying financial aid and scholarship options. Use the links below to email Mrs. Lohr or your counselor to set up an appointment.

Mrs. Lohr: debbie.lohr@guhsdaz.org

Mrs. Williams: sheryl.williams@guhsdaz.org

Ms. Conway: grace.conway@guhsdaz.org

Mr. Leonard: stephen.leonard@guhsdaz.org

Mr. Dahlstedt: dean.dahlstedt@guhsdaz.org

GCU SIS Scholarship

The SIS scholarship is available to students attending GCU, including DACA students. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and the deadline has been extended into the summer. Students with a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Students are encouraged to email studentsinspiringstudents@gcu.edu to begin the application process.

Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE)

Click on the links below for information on the WUE program if you are considering attending an out of state school. This program allows students to attend out of state schools for a reduced level of tuition. The links will provide information on which schools participate in the program, a brochure, and a link to their website.




Washington's student supports

Click on the link below to be directed to the Student Support at WHS site. Here you will find links to different resources and supports for students.

Student Support at WHS

virtual campus tours

For students interested in attending ASU, UArizona, and NAU, virtual tours are offered to see what each university has to offer.

To get started, click one of the links below to start touring a campus:




Counseling Calendar

View the full calendar of WHS Counseling events.