Woodward Academy's Director of College Counseling Bryan Rutledge, a leader among college counseling professionals nationwide, has been named co-editor for the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) Southern Scope newsletter.
SACAC is a nonprofit, professional association chartered affiliate of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Approximately 1,900 members from secondary schools, colleges and universities, and educational consulting firms in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the Caribbean work to promote high professional standards in the college admission process by exchanging ideas, sharing common goalsb and preparing counselors to serve students in the transition from high school to college.
Rutledge has served as director of college counseling at Woodward Academy since July 2015. Previously, he was director of college counseling at St. John's School in Houston, TX, for 19 years, and director of college guidance at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, Kingston, PA, for six years. He has taught AP English, Southern Literature, Civil War history, and philosophy, all on the high school level. He holds an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in sociology/psychology and philosophy from Millsaps College. He oversees a staff of five college counselors and an administrative coordinator.