Frederick County Public Schools earns awards

The Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association has presented Frederick County Public Schools with nine awards in recognition of communications excellence.

“CHESPRA’s Communications Contest is highly competitive and includes school divisions from throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.,” Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Policy and Communications Steve Edwards stated in a news release. “We are very honored to have so many of our communication projects recognized with CHESPRA awards again this year. There were many people involved in creating each of our award-winning projects and they are to be commended for their outstanding work.”

Frederick County Public Schools received the following awards in the 2014 CHESPRA Communications Contest:

Special Publication – Award of Excellence
Frederick County Public Schools 2013-14 Annual Report

Web Publication – Award of Excellence
FCPS Quick News

Web Publication – Award of Excellence
Elementary Express

• Multi-media Public Service Announcement – Award of Merit
Dowell J. Howard Center PSA Series

Website Subsection – Award of Merit
2014 General Assembly Web Page

Special Campaign – Award of Merit
FCPS Frosty Facebook Campaign

• Special Event – Award of Merit
Bright Futures-Frederick County Kickoff Breakfast

Website Homepage – Award of Merit
FCPS Homepage

Brochure – Honorable Mention
Frederick County Public Schools Emergency Guide for Parents

“Communication and community engagement are a critical part of education today,” Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent David Sovine stated. “Frederick County Public Schools has a strong communication program, but we are always striving to improve and better meet the needs of our various stakeholders.

“The projects recognized by CHESPRA represent a great deal of collaboration and hard work. Everyone involved should be proud of their accomplishments and the recognition received from CHESPRA.”