JACKSON — Mississippi’s public schools work in myriad ways to communicate with their local communities, and on Tuesday, February 23, some of those efforts were recognized.
“Across our state there are very talented and hardworking people, who work in the field of public relations in our schools, and MSPRA serves as a network to help highlight and honor their efforts in the area of communications and multi-media,” said Mississippi School Public Relations Association president Sherwin Johnson, Jackson Public Schools Executive Director of Public and Media Relations.
During the awards dinner Tuesday evening at the Jackson Marriott Hotel, school districts and school public relations professionals across the state were honored for their publications, marketing efforts and online communications. The recognitions are part of MSPRA’s annual Awards of Excellence program.
Additionally, at the two-day event conference, various speakers from the education, public and legislative sector spoke to the attendees and shared vital information.
New Albany School District was recognized as an Award of Excellence winner in the following categories:
– First place, Calendars
– First place, Multimedia Projects
– First place, Internet/Intranet
– Second place, Handbooks
– Third place, Marketing Material