Meet the MUHS College and School Counseling Team
The College Counseling team is committed to supporting students and parents in the college preparation and admissions process and provide career exploration opportunities as students uncover interests, skills, and values in pursuit of their post secondary education.
Ms. Connie Bennett, Associate Director
Ms. Bennett will return to MUHS part-time as she supports the College Counseling team to offer continuity, build relationships with college representatives, and assist during the busy, deadline-driven college application season. Ms. Bennett served as the associate director of College Counseling at MUHS for five years and brings over 25 years of experience in university admissions, advising, and enrollment management.
Mr. Mike Hennicke, Co-Director
Prior to joining the MUHS team, Mr. Hennicke served as a college and career coordinator at a local Catholic high school and a college counselor at an independent educational consulting firm. A native of St. Louis, MO, he is a proud graduate of two Jesuit institutions (St. Louis University High School and Marquette University) and worked as an admissions counselor at Marquette. Mr. Hennicke will work closely with students with last names starting with M - Z.
Ms. Katy Holahan, Co-Director
Ms. Holahan joins the MUHS faculty as a certified and experienced school counselor. Previously she served as a school counselor and director of counseling. Further, she worked at Marquette University in the Registrar's Office and where she also earned a master's degree in school counseling. Ms. Holahan brings her expertise in college counseling and academic advising and will work closely with students with last names starting with A - L.
Ms. Gail Sahagun, applications and scholarship navigator, and Ms. Kathie Sullivan, administrative assistant, join Ms. Bennett, Mr. Hennicke, and Ms. Holahan in providing college and career services to students.
The School Counseling team is dedicated to fostering the social, spiritual, physical and emotional well-being of students, as well as their academic achievement and leadership, and collaborating with staff, administration, families, and community agencies to meet the needs of all students.
Ms. Annette Cleary, School Counselor
Ms. Cleary will be joining the school counseling team, serving students whose last names begin with A-G. Ms. Cleary previously served as director of college counseling at MUHS for 22 years. She will continue to serve as Key Club moderator, and she looks forward to her new role in supporting the social-emotional needs and mental well-being of students.
Ms. Julie Bremer, School-based Mental Health Therapist
Ms. Julie Bremer is a licensed therapist employed by Children's Hospital and stationed full time at MUHS for the past year through the Children's Hospital School-Based Mental Health Program. Additionally, Ms. Bremer worked at Children's Hospital affiliated Craig Yabuki Mental Health Walk-In Clinic over the summer, for children and teens experiencing urgent mental health issues. The school-based mental health services from Children's Hospital are most appropriate for families who have difficulty bringing their child to an outside clinic due to some of the following reasons: transportation, childcare, scheduling issues, or other mental health concerns in the family.
Ms. Jennifer Reuchlen, Director of Counseling
Ms. Reuchlen will be entering her third year as director of counseling at MUHS, serving students whose last names begin with P-Z. She previously served as department chair and school counselor for the Burlington Area School District for 10 years and the Milwaukee Public School District for five years. She also serves as the co-director for the Kairos Retreat Program.
Mr. Phil Stollenwerk, School Counselor
Mr. Stollenwerk will be entering his third year as a school counselor at Marquette High, serving students whose last names begin with H-O. He previously worked in the Messmer High School counseling department for 15 years, and he is a '92 graduate of MUHS. He also serves as the moderator for the MUHS Sailing Team.
Ms. Kathryn Glynn, administrative assistant, serves alongside the school counselors. Therapy dogs, Sam and Bailey, complete the counseling team, with availability on alternating Tuesdays.