Congratulations to honorees in 2011 KSBA/KYSPRA school communications program

KSBA and the Kentucky School Public Relations Association are pleased to congratulate the school staff involved in earning honors in the 2011 OASIS (Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services) Professional Development Program.

Submissions from 30 districts were honored Sept. 30 in Lexington. The top recognitions – the KSBA Sweepstakes Awards – were earned by Jefferson County, Kenton County, Nelson County and Paducah Independent.

Here is the complete list of this year’s OASIS recipients:

2011 OASIS Awards

Valerie Stokes

Barren County Schools

Second Place

External Publications – Full Color

Open Enrollment

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Be Prepared

 

Honorable Mention

One-time Publications

Building Relationships

 

 

 Amanda Wright

Barren County Schools

 

Second Place

External Publications – Full Color

Not All Schools Have Walls Postcard

 

 

Phillip Napier

Barren County Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – Program Length

Getting Here, From There

 

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Open Enrollment Commercial 2011

Holiday / Christmas Commercial 2010

 

 

Bell County School District

 

First Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

The Power of the Pen

 

 

Community Education Program

Bell County Schools

 

Second Place

Community Engagement Programs

Literacy Business Luncheon

 

Bell County Literacy Committee

Bell County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Academic Achievement Programs

Read to Succeed

 

Boone County Board of Education

Boone County Schools

First Place

Community Engagement Programs

Boone County ILP Awareness,

Implementation and Engagement Tools

Academic Achievement Programs

Boone County Schools Prevent Summer Learning Loss

with Summer Bridge Activities

 

Second Place

Annual Reports/District Report Cards

Boone County Schools 2009-2010 Annual Citizen’s Report

Brochures

Bullying

External Publications – Full Color

Fall 2010 Community Education Brochure

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Energy Poster

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Programs

Boone for Health (B4H)

 

Honorable Mention

Publication Writing

Talking Points Brochure

Special Events

B.E.S.T. Partner Breakfast

 

 

Jill McKenzie

Bourbon County Schools

 

Second Place

Internal Publications

Teamwork

 

Feature Photography

Alice in Wonderland

 

News/Sports Photography

The Passing

 

Honorable Mention

Tabloid Publications

Bourbon County School News

 

Special Events

Opening Day Program

 

Leslie Peek

Bowling Green Independent Schools

 

First Place

Brochures

Teacher Recruitment Brochure

 

 

Bowling Green Independent Schools

 

First Place

Websites

District Website Makeover

 

Second Place

Community Engagement Programs

Employee and Parent Satisfaction Surveys

 

Vickie Elswick

BCMS Site Technology Coordinator

Boyd County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Electronic Products/Programs

Technology Talk

 

Mike Spears

Boyd County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Calendars

2010-2011 Boyd County Lions’

Basketball Calendar

 

Ginger Clark

Karen Curnutte

BCPS Public Relations

Boyd County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Calendars

District Calendar

 

Feature Release

SB 1 is changing student assessment in Boyd County

 

Ronda Loos

Summit Elementary

2ndGrade

Boyd County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – In-school programs or Training

Language Arts: Get Moving

 

 

John Roberts

Bullitt County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Feature Photography

Showcase Bullitt County- BAMS Booth

 

Photo Essays

Red Ribbon Week

 

Honorable Mention

External Publications – 1-2 Colors

Excellence Begins in the Classroom

 

One-time Publications

Opportunities Always Knocking in

Bullitt County Public Schools

 

Electronic Newsletters

School Matters – An Electronic Employee Newsletter

 

 

Campbell County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Academic Achievement Programs

Goal Setting

 

Casey Gesenhues

Campbell County Schools

 

First Place

 

Videos – PSA / Short subjects

Welcome to Crossroads

 

Juli Hale

Campbell County Schools

 

First Place

Calendars

2010-2011 Calendar of Events

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Our Stars Shirts

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Class of 2023

 

News Release

New coach hits the hardwood

Dr. Wilson named interim superintendent

 

Pam Kouns

Carter County Schools

 

Second Place

Electronic Newsletters

District Employee Newsletter

March 2011

 

Sarah Gay

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Corbin Schools: Striving to be the Best

 

 

 

Susie Hart

Joyce Phillips

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Annual Reports/District Report Cards

CHS in a Nutshell

 

Corbin Independent Schools

Corbin Community Coalition

 Bell – Knox – Whitley Kentucky Agency

for Substance Abuse Policy

Susie Hart

Megan Howard

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Community Engagement Programs

Be the Majority

 

Susie Hart

Superintendent Ed McNeel

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Programs

Corbin Independent: 2ndin the State

 

 

Chris Lay

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Lights Out: Classroom Checklist

 

Brandy Howard

Corbin Independent Schools

 

First Place

Websites

Launching our website into the Future

 

Susie Hart

Corbin Independent Schools

 

Second Place

External Publications – Full Color

Traditions

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Basketball Program 2010-2011

 

News/Sports Photography

She’s Safe!

 

Trisha Brundage

Covington Independent Public Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Feature Photography

Welder

 

Trisha Brundage

Debra Vance

Amy Weber

Covington Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Program

Choose Covington

 

Trisha Brundage

Debra Vance

Covington Independent Public Schools

 

Second Place

Calendars

District Calendar

 

One-time Publications

Strategic Plan

 

Videos – Program Length

Education Matters

 

Debra Vance

Covington Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Electronic Newsletters

Focus

 

Linda Salyer

Daviess County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – In-school programs or Training

Let the Adventure Begin

 

Marcia Carpenter

Linda Salyer

Daviess County Public Schools

 

First Place

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Community Campus

 

Lora Wimsatt

Daviess County Public Schools

 

First Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Junior Superintendent Handbook

 

News Release

Making a Difference

DCHS Dishes out the Wishes

 

Second Place

Brochures

DCPS – Developing Challenging Preparing Succeeding

 

External Publications – Full Color

Facts About DCPS

 

Feature Photography

Touch of Nature

 

Honorable Mention

Feature Photography

Superintendents of Teaching & Learning

 

Peggy Inklebarger

Daviess County Public Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

DCPS Advancing Student Achievement to Proficiency

 

 

 

 

Lisa Deffendall

Fayette County Public Schools

 

First Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

State of the Schools

 

Technology Department’s Web Team

Fayette County Public Schools

 

First Place

Electronic Newsletters

“Stu’s News”

 

Websites

FCPS Website

 

Customer Service and

Community Relations Department

Fayette County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

2011 Calendar Art Competition and Show

2011 Retirement Celebration

 

Nema Brewer-Candy

Fayette County Public Schools

 

First Place

Brochures

HR Image Brochure

 

External Publications – Full Color

The Collection

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Delivery to Diploma Birth Announcement

 

Second Place

Brochures

Suicide Prevention Brochure

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Travel FCPS

 

Locust Trace AgriScience Farm

Public Relations Planning Team

Fayette County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Locust Trace AgriScience Farm

Groundbreaking Ceremony

 

Patricia Watson

Floyd County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Special Events

Floyd County Schools’ Young Authors Program

25 Year Celebration

 

Phil Paige

Floyd County Schools

 

Second Place

Internal Publications

Local Leadership

 

 

Karen Johnson

Transportation Department

Floyd County Schools

 

Second Place

Internal Publications

The Transporter

 

Floyd County Schools

 

Second Place

Brochures

Welcome to Floyd County Schools

Welcome to your Floyd County Board of Education

Miscellaneous Electronic Programs/Products

The Challenge

Honorable Mention

Feature Article

Floyd County Schools

Electronic Newsletters

FCS Connection

 

 

Gina Ryan

Student Production Assistants

HCEC-TV

Hardin County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Videos – Program Length

Central Hardin High School Graduation 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Gina Ryan

HCEC-TV

Creekside Staff

Hardin County Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – In-school programs 0r Training

Creekside Elementary:

 Achieving Success for All Students

 

Honorable Mention

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Creekside Elementary:

Achieving Success for All Students

 

Food Service

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Cookbook

 

Scott Pace

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Websites

District Website

Harlan County High School website

 

Cecilia Adams

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Brochures

Top 10 Tips for Strong Study Skills

 

Feature Release

Job Shadow Day

 

Honorable Mention

Feature Article

School Store Supplies Lessons in Marketing

HCHS Increasing ACT Preparation Efforts

 

 

Cumberland Elementary School

21st Century Afterschool Program

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Internal Publications

Village Connection School Newspaper

 

Jenny Saylor, Coordinator

Lisa McKnight, Center Aide

Cumberland Elementary FRYSC

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Dr. Seuss Family Reading Night

 

Honorable Mention

Academic Achievement Programs

Pow Wow for Progress

 

Harlan County Community Education

Harlan County High School Youth Service Center

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Scholarship Night

 

Harlan County Community Education

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Community Engagement Programs

Walking Club

 

Megan Saylor – Coordinator

Jennifer Brashears – Assistant

Cumberland Elementary School 21stCCLC

Harlan County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Programs

Lights on Afterschool

 

Honorable Mention

Special Events

Visual and Performing Arts Performance:

Thriller

 

 

Melissa Shepard

Technology Resource Specialists

Library Media Specialists

Harrison County Schools

 

First Place

Websites

District Website

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Shepard

School Administrators, Teachers and

Technology Team

Harrison County Schools

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Programs

Digital Citizenship Month

 

Kelly Burns

Victor Doty

Ellen Redding

Amber Thomas

Henderson County Schools

 

Second Place

Internal Publications

Henderson County High School

Creating Pathways

 

Ellen Redding

Robin Thacker

Henderson County Schools

 

Second Place

Academic Achievement Programs

Math in Focus Community Awareness

 

Jinger Carter

Linda Payne

Ellen Redding

Henderson County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Brochures

District Profile

 

 

Justin Willis

Dodie Wrocklage

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Internal Publications

Facts 2011

 

Sarah Haley

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Brochures

Farnsley Middle School

 

One-time Publications

Barrage

 

Sarah Haley

Justin Willis

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Electronic Newsletter

Monday Memo

 

Thomas Pack

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Publication Writing

Parent Connection

November 2010 Issue

 

Electronic Newsletters

Parent Connection eNews

 

 

Justin Willis

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Feature Article

Teachers get SMART

 

 

 

Debe Hennessey

Jonathan Roberts

Thomas Pack

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

External Publications – 1-2 Colors

Parent Connection

April 2011 Issue

 

 

 

Karen Waters

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Annual Reports/District Report Cards

JCPS 2010 Public Education Foundation Progress Report

 

Second Place

One-time Publications

Leave Your Legacy to Public Education

 

 

 

 

Brent Harrod

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Challenger Learning Center Logo/Patch Design

 

 

 

Stephanie Bateman

Ben Jackey

Doug Smith

Heidi Thiel

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – PSA / Short subject

High School Career Themes – Fall 2010

 

 

Ben Jackey

Doug Smith

Heidi Thiel

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Videos – In-school programs or Training

High School Career Theme Overview

Healthy Minds

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Roberts

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Feature Photography

Song in my Heart

 

Second Place

Feature Photography

Illumination

 

 

Stephanie Bateman

Jefferson County Public Schools

 

First Place

Annual Reports/District Report Cards

2010 Annual Progress Report

 

 

Teresa Wilkins

Kenton County Schools

 

Second Place

Academic Achievement Programs

Champions of Learning

 

 

Kelley Gamble

Sara Jackson

Kenton County Schools

 

First Place

External Publications – Full Color

Maximizing Our Resources

 

 

Pat Hoffmann

Teresa Wilkins

Kenton County Schools

 

First Place

News Release

iPad Project

 

Chris Baker

Rob Haney

Sara Jackson

Kenton County Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Imagine

 

Cris Kendall

Kenton County Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Florence Freedom

 

Paula Penrod

Kentucky School for the Blind

 

Second Place

News Release

School for the Blind Junior Scores High

 

Community Engagement Programs

More than a school…

 

 

 

Nolan Hulsey

Kentucky School for the Blind

 

Second Place

Feature Photography

Concentration on the Braille Challenge

 

Madison County Schools

 

First Place

News/Sports Photography

The Muses

 

Second Place

News Release

MCS ranks 10thnationally

Commentary Writing

Pledging to Improve

Feature Photography

Jammin’ Together

News/Sports Photography

West Side Story

The Mambo Dance

Photo Essay

Friday Night Fever

Musical Theatre

Videos – PSA / Short subject

2010 District Video

Electronic Newsletters

Friday eNews

 

Honorable Mention

One-time Publications

Graduate Kentucky Report

 

 

 

Mayfield High School Media Department

Mayfield Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Tip of the Week

 

 

Anita Granier

Mayfield Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Calendars

Events Calendar 2010-2011

 

Honorable Mention

Feature Article

Mayfield Elementary Teacher Receives Grant

1933 - 1934 MHS

 

Cheri Gossett

Brandon Henson

Mayfield Independent Schools

 

Second Place

Websites

District Website

 

Tom Dekle

Nelson County Schools

 

First Place

Calendars

Your Nelson County Schools Pocket Calendar

Feature Release

Caving club blazes trail to Hidden River

News Article

Gilpin selected to lead high school

Feature Photography

Superintendent meets Spider Boy

Gourd Art

News/Sports Photography

Mock Disaster

Photo Essay

Trail “Bearly” Finished

Hidden River

Second Place

Brochures

District Brochure

Feature Release

“Heimlich Hero” saves choking child

News Release

Safety concerns limit life for old elm tree

Travis among honorees at alumni event

News/Sports Photography

Alumni Honoree

 

 

Tom Dekle

Bruce England

Superintendent Anthony Orr

Nelson County Schools

 

Second Place

Electronic Newsletters

Super Notes

 

Michael Hart

Owensboro Public Schools

 

Second Place

Websites

District Website

 

 

Janet Suwanski

Owensboro Public Schools

 

Second Place

Electronic Newsletters

Step In OPS Electronic Newsletter

 

 

OPS Fine Arts Department

Owensboro Public Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Owensboro Public Schools

Fine Arts Festival


 

 

 

Owensboro High School

Owensboro Public Schools

 

First Place

Brochures

OHS A Tradition of Excellence Brochure

 

Honorable Mention

Special Events

OHS Champions Reception

OHS Gym and Fine Arts Facilities Unveiled

 

 

 

 

Tom Stites

Owensboro Public Schools

 

Second Place

One-time Publications

OPS Fine Arts Festival 2011 Program

 

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

OPS Fine Arts Festival 2011 Poster

 

 

Julie Ellis

Owensboro Public Schools

 

First Place

News Release

OHS new additions open for tours

 

Feature Photography

Reaching Across the Globe

 

Second Place

Online Annual Reports

OPS District Report Card

 

Miscellaneous Electronic Products/Programs

Reaching Across the Globe

 

Honorable Mention

Feature Photography

Nurturing Environment

 

 

 

Wayne Walden

Paducah Public Schools

 

First Place

News/Sports Photography

High School Sports

 

Second Place

Calendars

Paducah Public Schools Calendar 2010-2011

 

External Publications – Full Color

Paducah Public Schools Blue Line August 2010

 

Feature Article

The Giving Garden

 

Feature Release

College Prep: AP courses get you ready

 

Feature Photography

Student Performances

 

 

Rosalind Stanley

Perry Tackett

Pike County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Inside Pike County Schools

 

Catherine Rogers

Superintendent Marvin Moore

Rowan County Schools

 

Second Place

News Article

Viking Drive Traffic Plan

 

 

Superintendent Marvin Moore

Catherine Rogers

Tresia Swain

Rowan County Schools

 

Second Place

Special Events

Dedication of Rowan County Middle School

 

 

 

Catherine Rogers

Rowan County UNITE Coalition, Inc.

Rowan County Schools

 

Second Place

One-time Publications

Prescription Take-Back

 

 

Catherine Rogers

Rowan County Schools

 

Second Place

Feature Article

Google-ing a Rowan County Connection

 

Feature Photography

History Stinks

 

Greta Casto

Russ Cole

Russell Independent Schools

 

First Place

Websites

District Website

 

Miscellaneous Electronic Products/Programs

Mobile Ap

 

 

Joanie Hendricks

Warren County Public Schools

Leslie Peek

Bowling Green Independent Schools

 

First Place

Videos – In-school programs or Training

Stop the Scarring

 

 

 

 

Joanie Hendricks

Warren County Public Schools

 

First Place

Special Events

WCPS Serves Breakfast to Champions

 

Miscellaneous Public Awareness Products/Programs

Growing District, Growing Minds –

Building Better Buildings, Saving $1 million at a time

 

Second Place

Miscellaneous Printed Materials

Fruits and Veggies: More Matters in WCPS

 

Videos – PSA / Short subject

Wish it Forward – Making Dreams Come True

While Making a Difference

 

 

Debbie Frazier

Whitley County Schools

 

Honorable Mention

Tabloid Publications

Whitley CountyDistrict Ed News

 

 

 

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