Questar III BOCES received 25 awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for work completed for local school districts and the BOCES over the past year.
The BOCES earned 23 awards in NSPRA’s annual Publications and Electronic Media contest and two awards in the Golden Achievement Contest.
The Troy CSD Website, developed by Questar III’s Communication Service, earned an Award of Excellence, the highest honor in the publication contest.
The following publications received the Award of Merit, the second highest honor in the contest:
Daley Hits High Notes (A Questar III story)
New Lebanon CSD Website
New Visions: Visual and Performing Arts (video)
Perform, Assess, Improve (A Questar III story)
Student Success at Catskill Academy (video)
The State Aid Planning “Office” (video)
The following publications received the Award of Honorable Mention:
Averill Park CSD Budget Newsletter
Brunswick CSD Capital Project Video
Catskill CSD Superintendent Search
Expanding Opportunities for Students in CTE programs (video)
Hudson CSD Budget Newsletter
Hudson CSD Capital Project E-News
Hudson CSD Capital Project Infographic
Hudson CSD E-News
Ichabod Crane CSD Budget Newsletter
Ichabod Crane CSD Superintendent Search
Make Sure Your Car is Ready for Winter (video)
New Visions Programs Give Students a Head Start (video)
Schodack CSD Budget Newsletter
Schodack CSD Superintendent Search
Questar III Career & Technical Education Brochure
Troy CSD Calendar
Questar III also received two Golden Achievement Awards in recognition of exemplary communications in the following areas:
Troy CSD 2016 Special Vote Communications Campaign
Launching a district Facebook page for Berlin CSD
Led by its Communications Service, Questar III helps school districts plan and implement a customized communications program. The department serves 17 districts as well as the BOCES and its partner organizations. It also provides onsite service to 12 school districts. Specialists work out of offices based in the districts they serve, but also collaborate with other members of the team.