LA PLATA, Md. (Nov. 27, 2009)—Charles County Public Schools communications staff received 10 awards through the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Associations 2009 Communications Contest (CHESPRA).
Awards received include the Award of Excellence for a video featuring the Save the Bay STEM field trip; the Charles County Public Schools Web site design; and a podcast featuring the television show On Air.
The 2008-09 Parent Handbook/Calendar, the News to Know community newsletter, videos featuring the school systems PBIS efforts and the Safe Teen Driving program, the C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School Web site design and a podcast featuring the television show NewsBreak 96 received the Award of Merit.
A video highlighting teacher recruitment received an Honorable Mention award. All entries were produced by the school systems communications department during the 2008-09 school year.
The communications department consists of Katie OMalley-Simpson, coordinator of media relations and communications; Steven Sprouse, digital communications specialist; Shelley Buter, communications project developer; and Kyle Graves, video production specialist.
For more information on CHESPRA, visit www.chespra.org.