Fox Chapel students place in national publications contest
The Fox Chapel Area School District won 10 national awards in the 2022 National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards contest. The district received an Award of Excellence for the entry “Arts, Music Programs Find New Creativity During Pandemic, Continue to Thrive” in the excellence in writing category. The district won Awards of Merit for the Fox Chapel Area School District Website in the internet/intranet website category; for the entry “Adapting, Innovating, and Overcoming: The Story of the 2020-2021 School Year” (a four-part series) in the video (produced in-house) category; for the “IN Fox Chapel Area” community magazine spring and summer 2021 issues in the magazine category; for the “2020-2021 Fox Chapel Area School District State of the Schools” in the annual report category; and for the stories “FCASD Makes Strides on Diversity” and “Unified Soccer Team Builds on District’s Inclusion Efforts” in the excellence in writing category. The district won Honorable Mentions for the Messages from the Superintendent in the excellence in writing category and for the “IN Fox Chapel Area Magazine” winter 2021 issue in the magazine category.
More than 1,250 entries were judged in this year’s NPSRA Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards contest. The awards recognize outstanding education publications, e-newsletters, digital media programs, radio/TV/video programs, social media, infographics, blogs and websites. The entries were judged by experienced, award-winning professionals, and each entry was judged on the overall excellence as well as its quality compared to other entries in the category. Winning entries will be recognized during the Annual Meeting and Celebration of Achievement at the NSPRA 2022 National Seminar in July, as well as spotlighted in association member e-newsletters during the coming school year.