BPCSD Communications Team Honored for Excellence

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 BOCES assigned to the B-P district, were recently recognized by the New York School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA) for their communications work on behalf of the Broadalbin-Perth school district. 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. 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.”

Awards on behalf of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District include:

  • Award of Excellence – Michele Kelley
    Budget/Bond Newsletter:  “Patriot Press: 2020 Special Budget Edition”

  • Award of Excellence – Michele Kelley & Capital Region BOCES Creative Services Team
    Calendar:  “Our Core Values: 2019-20 Calendar”

  • Award of Honor – Lindsay Quackenbush
    Video:  “I Caught the Reading Bug”

Quackenbush also received two additional honors, for her work at Capital Region BOCES:

  • Award of Honor – Lindsay Quackenbush
    Video:  “United We Stand (24 United Kick-off video)”

  • Award of Merit – Lindsay Quackenbush
    Strategic Campaign:  “24 United Video Series”