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PCS Earns Statewide Recognition for Communications Excellence

PCS Earns Statewide Recognition For Communications Excellence


Pitt County Schools earned a total of four Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding and effective communication. The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) presented the awards during a special ceremony held in High Point, NC on February 9, 2024. PCS received four Gold level awards for outstanding work in Publications, Graphic Design, Photography, and Digital Media Engagement categories.

Valerie Newton, NCSPRA President and Director of Communication and Family Engagement for Sampson County Schools, said the work of the award winners exemplifies the high standards of the North Carolina School Public Relations Association and the outstanding work of its members. “We are extremely proud of the work being done by NCSPRA members across the state, and the Blue Ribbon Award winners have demonstrated excellence in all facets of communication. Their expertise and professionalism in the field of communications highlight the superior work being done by North Carolina public schools, and their accomplishments deserve recognition. I congratulate all of our winners for the outstanding work they do to support students and teachers and promote public education.”    

NCSPRA recognizes outstanding communications through its Blue Ribbon Awards program each year. PCS was one of 35 school districts statewide to receive a Blue Ribbon Award. This year’s submission categories included: Marketing, Digital Media Engagement, Electronic Media, Excellence in Writing, Publications, Image/Graphic Design, Photography, and Special Projects and Events. The Georgia School Public Relations Association judged NCSPRA’s 2023 Blue Ribbon entries.

Congratulations to our Communications team!