• April 10, 2021
 El Paso ISD wins 31 Texas School Public Relations Association awards

El Paso ISD wins 31 Texas School Public Relations Association awards

EPISD’s Office of Community Engagement won 31 Texas School Public Relations Association STAR Awards, including four Best of Category, for work done in promotion of the students and staff of the District.

The Star Awards are presented in categories that celebrate public relations efforts of school communication offices throughout Texas. EPISD competes in the largest category for districts with more than 30,000 students.

“This year’s winning entries reflect the amazing work the staff did in promoting the amazing students, teacher and programs in EPISD,” said Chief Communications Officer Melissa Martinez. “The awards are a reflection of the high-quality teaching and learning that is happening in every corner of the District, and we are more than proud to be able to share these stories with the rest of Texas.”

EPISD received the following Gold Star Awards:

  • Special Event for “2020 EPISD Teacher of the Year”
  • Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “All Smiles”
  • Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “Bowie Flower Toss”
  • Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “… me lo dieron todo”
  • Published News Release, Edited for “Mesita Elementary fifth-grader wins El Paso Regional Spelling Bee”
  • Print Materials in a Language Other than English for “Plan de Rapertura de EPISD”
  • Video Production in a Language Other than English for “Reapertura de EPISD”
  • Video Promotional for “Austin High Mariachi”
  • Video Promotional for “Andress High School Field House”
  • Video Prom0tional for “Irvin Band Plays Together One Last Time.”
  • Video Training/Instructional for “Gardening with Lundy Elementary Kinder Teacher Yvette Hernandez”
  • E-Newsletter External for “EPISD Bond Newsletter”
  • Web Site Original Design for “EPISD Bond Website”
  • Web Site Original Design for “EPISD@Home Web Portal”
  • Foundation or Partnership Campaign for “EPISD Cares”
  • Original Art for “EPISD Labor Day Banner”
  • Original Art for “EPISD Teacher Appreciation Banner”
  • Handbook/Manual for “EPISD Reopening Plan for Students and Parents”
  • Educational Good News Campaign for “EPISD Teacher’s Desk”
  • Image/Identity Package for “EPISD@Home”
  • Social Media Campaign for “#IamEPISD on Instagram”

The following Silver Star Awards:

  • Computerized Presentation for “EPISD COVID-19 Dashboard”
  • Holiday/Greeting Card for “EPISD Holiday Cards”
  • Original Art for “EPISD Pride Banner”
  • Writing “EPISD@Home Board of Trustees Reports”
  • Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “The New P.E.”

The following Bronze Star Award:

  • BB Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “Racing to the Finish Line”

EPISD also won the coveted Best in Category medals in the following four categories:

  • Photo – Academic/Classroom Subjects for “Bowie Flower Toss”
  • Foundation or Partnership Campaign for “EPISD Cares”
  • Educational Good News Campaign for “EPISD Teacher’s Desk”
  • Published News Release, Edited for “Mesita Elementary fifth-grader wins El Paso Regional Spelling Bee”

Story by Gustavo Reveles – EPISD

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