College Counseling Team

List of Colleges and Universities

Melissa Lustig


Growing up in the Rocky Mountains, Ms. Lustig graduated from Cherry Creek High School in Denver, Colorado. Ready for a new adventure, she headed east for college where she graduated from Wellesley College with a double-major in English and history. Inspired to work in the field of education, she went on to earn her Masters in Higher Education Administration from The University of Michigan, and more recently, her College Counseling Certification from UCLA. Ms. Lustig comes to The Meadows School after twelve years in college admissions - three years at Ursinus College and nine years at Colorado College, as well as six years in College Counseling at Aspen High School in Aspen, Colorado. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her partner, working out at the gym, playing with her pitbull, and exploring all that Las Vegas has to offer. Ms. Lustig works with students with last names M-Z.
Mellisa Lustig

Barbara Stewart


Mrs. Stewart is excited to join the College Counseling team at The Meadows School after recently returning to Las Vegas. Mrs. Stewart received her MS. Ed in Counseling with a concentration in High School Guidance Counseling. After graduating with her degree, she quickly learned that college counseling was her passion and accepted a college counselor position at a suburban public school in the Chicago suburbs. She subsequently enjoyed college counseling positions at Franklin Road Academy in Nashville, TN and here in Las Vegas at Bishop Gorman High School. Mrs. Stewart has also completed the UCLA College Counseling Certification program and has read college applications for New York University Undergraduate Admissions. After fourteen years in the field, she still loves her profession and is excited about helping Meadows students find their best college match. Outside the office, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their little dog, a Vegas rescue. Mrs. Stewart works with students with last names A-L.
Barbara Stewart

Linda Hines


Ms. Hines is originally from Boise, Idaho. She relocated to Las Vegas in 1997. She has been working in the College Counseling Department since 2002. Ms. Hines has many duties, some of which are: Scheduling appointments for the College Counselors, sending transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc. to colleges for students, and, if necessary, answering general college counseling questions when Ms. Stewart and Ms. Lustig are not available. She enjoys spending time horseback riding, hiking, photographing nature and quilting.