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Communicators claim association awards

In April, the VPS communications office and other staff members collected several awards from the Washington School Public Relations Association.

The association received 270 entries in 13 categories. Forty awards received Awards of Excellence; 105 entries received Awards of Merit; 37 entries received honorable mentions; and 11 entries received perfect scores.

The VPS team earned the following:

  • Honorable mention for vansd.org
    Category: Website/Blog
    Communications Specialist Tara Cox, Digital Media Specialist Sara Neal, Communications Director Pat Nuzzo and Communications Specialist Amanda Richter
  • Merit Award for “Science. Under Pressure.
    Category: Video/Audio Program
    Skyview High School teacher Nate Macon, Video Production Specialist Ian Southworth and Television Production Supervisor Nick Voll
  • Merit Award for Family-Community Resource Center branding
    Category: Marketing—Branding/Image Package
    Cox, Neal, Nuzzo and Richter
    The Merit Award was the highest award given to WSPRA member districts in this category this year. VPS and three other districts received Merit Awards.
  • Merit Award for Inside Vancouver Public Schools
    Category: External or Internal Print Newsletter
    Cox, Neal, Nuzzo and Richter
    The Merit Award was the highest award given to WSPRA member districts in this category this year. VPS joined just two other districts in receiving Merit Awards.
  • Excellence Award “Skyview alums set the future in motion
    Category: Excellence in Writing
    Richter
    “Avid leader” and “Skyview alums” were among entries from only four districts, including VPS, recognized for writing  excellence.
  • Excellence Award for Go Ready! Back-to-School-Readiness Festival branding
    Category: Community Engagement Program
    Cox, Neal, Nuzzo and Richter
    VPS was the only district to receive an Excellence Award, the highest given in this category this year. VPS’ submission was named Best in Category for districts with more than 10,000 students.
May 21st, 2015|Categories: Staff, Supt news|Tags: |