Austin Public Schools wins digital media excellence award

(ABC 6 News) – Austin Public Schools has been recognized by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) with a Digital Media Excellence Award.

NSPRA’s Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards “recognize outstanding education publications and marketing/informational materials, video/TV/radio programs, social media, and websites.”

Austin’s winning entry, in the Video (produced in-house) category, highlighted the PI Academy program at Southgate Elementary School and can be viewed here.

“Our objective with strong school communications is to serve the public by keeping everyone informed and emphasizing the significant work of the Austin Public Schools,” says Austin Superintendent Dr. Joey Page. “It’s an honor to be acknowledged by NSPRA and award-winning communication professionals.”

"There are a lot of innovative and successful programs at Austin Public Schools. Seeing them recognized means a lot to everyone in the district and is a real credit to the community," said Communications Coordinator Ryan Mayers.

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