EBRPSS Communications Department Wins National Awards
- June 24, 2009
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Communications Department recently received several national honors for outstanding public relations and marketing projects. The Department is under the leadership of Chris Trahan, director for Communications & Community Engagement. The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) gave the district awards in every category entered. This is the second consecutive year the district has entered the national competition and been recognized. The district’s 2009 NSPRA awards are:
Golden Achievement Award The Golden Achievement Awards program recognizes exemplary public relations activities, programs and projects. All public and private schools and institutions are eligible. "Learn the Facts" Marketing Campaign Television, billboard, Web site, print ad campaign Chris Trahan, Director of Communications & Community Engagement
Recognition Awards NSPRA's Publications and Electronic Media Awards program recognizes outstanding education publications and electronic media programs -- radio/TV/cable, Internet Web sites, slide productions and videotape.
Merit Award - Print Newsletters, External Audience Education Matters East Baton Rouge Parish School System
Honorable Mention -- Excellence in Writing "First Year Teacher Is an Educational Knockout" Sonya T. Gordon, APR, Public Information Officer
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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