*Direct questions to Amy Rutledge, OHSPRA Director of Contests and Awards, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Friend of Education Award:School public relations is more than a one-person or one-department job. With that in mind, OHSPRA annually sponsors the Friend of Education Award to recognize those unofficial members of the school public relations team. Recipients can be individuals or groups of students, parents, volunteers, employees or community partners.
Eligibility Guidelines (please follow Eligibility Guidelines exactly or entry will be disqualified):
- Entry must be electronically submitted by February 2, 2018.- Payment must be postmarked by February 2, 2018.- Only OHSPRA members may submit nominations for the Friend of Education Award. - A member may submit only one nomination per year. - Nominees must have made a significant contribution to school public relations efforts, outside of their typical job description, in Ohio within the 2016-17 school year (or longer).- All nominations must include answers to the following questions:
1. How has this person/group contributed to or impacted school/district/organization public relations efforts?2. Are the contributions of this person/group part of their typical job description/service offerings?
Judging Criteria:• Impact on school public relations efforts in Ohio within the 2016-17 school year (or longer).
Entry Fee and Submission:NOTE: OHSPRA members include only those people who have purchased an individual membership or were one of the people specifically named in an institutional membership. Institutional memberships include up to three people; a fourth can be added for $55. All others qualify as non-members.
OHSPRA MEMBERS: $60 NON-MEMBERS: $85
NOTE: Entries will not be returned and become the property of OHSPRA. Submit payment to: OHSPRA, P.O Box 891, Columbus, OH 43085. Make checks payable to OHSPRA. Appropriate payment must accompany entry or be submitted to OHSPRA with a postmark date of February 2, 2018 or before to avoid disqualification. OHSPRA cannot accept purchase orders. Fees cannot be returned.