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Holly A. Hoover                 Career Counselor                 Patrick Henry High School     Career Center                       12449 W. Patrick Henry Road Ashland, VA. 23005           804.365.8025 Office         804.365.8027 Fax
Career Counselor Email hhoover@hcps.us

Office Hours
Thursdays & Fridays & alternate Wednesdays beginning September 10th
Hours: 8:15 AM-3:30 PM



Taking your time saves time

Career Planning

1.  Identify your interests, abilities, and work values
2.  Explore career options that match your profile
3.  Create a list of preferences
4.  Identify short term & long term goals
5.  Prioritize
6.  Take action

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 Our Mission:  Hanover County School Counselors provide all students educational services, in collaboration with parents, school and the community, that foster
                       academic, career and social/emotional growth toward lifelong success and effective, responsible citizenship for a diverse and changing world.