Olean, NY – July 9, 2021 – Each year, the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) recognizes exemplary work in school public relations, marketing, graphic design, and digital media in their nation-wide Communication Awards competition. The Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES Public Relations/Graphic Design/Print Shop team recently received recognition in several categories in the 2021 competition.
NSPRA’s mission is to build support and trust through responsible public relations that leads to success for all students. With more than 80 years of experience, NSPRA has a reputation in the field for practical approaches to solving school district and agency communication problems. The NSPRA has honored the best work in school communication for more than 50 years with its annual awards.
CA BOCES was awarded recognition in the following categories in the 2021 competition for work within BOCES and in component school districts: overall program campaign, special publication/book, marketing publication, video/podcast, e-newsletter, and social media campaign.
Scott Payne, CA BOCES District Superintendent, said that he was pleased to learn of the recent recognition. “Our team focuses all year on providing high-quality communication solutions internally and to our component school districts,” he said. “I’m extremely proud of the work being done to increase communication in our communities.”
Dr Ralph Kerr, President of the CA BOCES Board of Education commented, “On behalf of the entire CA BOCES Board of Education I want to congratulate everyone involved in the production of these outstanding award-winning communication pieces. We are so proud of you and are grateful that the National School Public Relations Association recognized the high-quality work that is produced at our BOCES.”
CA BOCES Director of Technology, Michael Graf, said that he is proud of the team approach that contributed to the recent recognition. “Our focus in the Technology & Communication division at CA BOCES is on working together for the best solutions. These recent awards highlight how our public relations department, graphic designers, print shop, and developers all work together to create high quality solutions for our internal and external customers.”