Two at B-PCSD honored

BROADALBIN — Michele Kelley, director of Internal and External Relations and Human Resources at Broadalbin-Perth Central School District, and Lindsay Quackenbush, public information specialist for Capital Region Board of Cooperative Educational Services assigned to the BPCSD, were recently recognized by the New York School Public Relations Association for their communications work on behalf of the BPCSD, according to a news release.

Kelley and Quackenbush were named as winners in the 41st annual NYSRPA communications contest. Their work was judged by communications professionals from around the country and chosen for an award out of nearly 350 entries.

The submissions are judged for their effectiveness, purpose, writing, content, design and production and winning work is recognized with the designations of Excellence, Honor and Merit.

“Michele has done a tremendous job building the B-P communications department from the ground up over the last decade or more,” Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson said. “We rely heavily on the expertise of our communications team and implicitly trust their guidance. I’ve always known that we have the best team around, but I’m thrilled that Michele and Lindsay’s talents have been recognized beyond the borders of the B-P community.”

The following are the awards on behalf of the BPCSD.

Awards to Kelley:

∫ Award of Excellence.

∫ Budget-Bond Newsletter: Patriot Press: 2020 Special Budget Edition,

∫ Award of Excellence — Kelley and Capital Region BOCES Creative Services Team Calendar: “Our Core Values: 2019-20 Calendar.”

Awards to Quackenbush:

∫ Award of Honor — for video: “I Caught the Reading Bug.”

Quackenbush also received the following two additional honors, for work at Capital Region BOCES.

∫ Award of Honor — video: “United we Stand (24 United Kick-off video).”

∫ Award of Merit — Strategic Campaign: “24 United Video Series.”

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