MDCA Guidance

The Guidance Counselor’s role is to aid secondary students in discovering and cultivating their abilities to the fullest by exploring strengths, weaknesses, and interests through assessment and course selection. Guidance counselors work with students to set goals beyond high school and plan coursework to prepare students to achieve their greatest potential. Counselors strive to assist students in developing overall health and well being through a variety of individual and group approaches.

 Guidance Services

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Individual academic and vocational guidance
  • Course selection and scheduling
  • Interpreting Test Scores
  • Crisis Intervention
  • College Application Process Support

Testing Services

  • ACT Test Site
  • ACT- One free testing opportunity for all 11th graders
  • Administration of MAP testing (6th-11th grades)
  • PSAT administration (10th and 11th grades)

Links for Students

Log Community Service Hours

Register for the ACT 

Register for the SAT

AP Exam Dates

Fill out the FAFSA (Beginning Oct. 1st of Senior year)

Fill out the Florida Financial Aid Application for Bright Futures (Senior year)

Apply to Colleges

Search for scholarships:,, and

College Search and Planning

Take the TOEFL for College Acceptance  (International Students)

Info for Student-Athletes 

Our Team

Amanda Nunez

Guidance Counselor

Matt McGonigal

Academic Success Coach