Einstein High School guidance counselor Joseph Monte has played a meaningful role in many teens’ lives.
Joseph Monte, 80, and Katherine Smith, 17, work on her college recommendation letter at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington. Monte — the oldest guidance counselor in the Montgomery County Public Schools system — has been at Einstein since it opened in 1962. He was a Latin teacher for two years before becoming a counselor. Matt McClain/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo