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FBISD’s Communications team earns multiple 2019 NSPRA awards for outstanding communications and public relations programs (6/26/2019)

FORT BEND ISD (June 26, 2019) – Fort Bend ISD’s Communications team has earned seven 2019 National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) awards recognizing its efforts in producing various communications and public relations programs. The team earned five Publications and Digital Media awards and two Golden Achievement awards.


Both awards programs are open to all public or private schools or districts, including special schools such as vocational-technical institutes, regional and county education service agencies, education agencies and private businesses serving as partners with those organizations.


NSPRA’s Publication and Digital Media awards recognize outstanding education publications, e-newsletters, digital media programs, radio/TV/video programs, social media, infographics, blogs and websites. Entries are judged on the overall excellence of the entry, as well as its quality compared to other entries in the category. The top award in each category is the Award of Excellence. Awards of Merit and Honorable Mention are also presented in each category. This year, groups submitted 1,148 entries, with 667 of those receiving recognition.


FBISD received the following awards:

  • Award of Excellence – The School in the Sea
  • Award of Merit – 2018 Bond: Understanding Political Advocacy
  • Award of Honorable Mention – FBISD High School Course Selection Guide
  • Award of Honorable Mention – Safety Message for Students
  • Award of Honorable Mention – Capturing Kids Hearts at Ridgegate Elementary


NSPRA will showcase all Awards of Excellence, Awards of Merit, and Awards of Honorable Mention winners on its website at Awards of Excellence entries will also be included in the 2019 Publications and Digital Media Awards Showcase at the National Seminar in Washington, D.C. in July.


NSPRA’s Golden Achievement awards recognize successful public relations programs. Entries are judges for their outstanding achievement in the four steps of a public relations program: 1) analysis of the need; 2) planning to meet the need; 3) execution and communication of the program and 4) formal evaluation.


FBISD’s Communications team earned 2019 NSPRA Golden Achievement awards for the following entries:

  • FBISD 2018 Bond Campaign
  • Silver Jubilee-Celebrating 25 Years (Fort Bend Education Foundation's anniversary campaign)


To learn more about the NSPRA awards, visit the organization’s website at