• 2022 Blue Ribbon Awards Celebration

    The North Carolina School Public Relations Association will present its 2022 Blue Ribbon Awards during a special ceremony on February 10, 2023. The event will be held at the Blue Heron Event Venue in High Point, NC. The Blue Heron is conveniently located at 4130 Mendenhall Oaks Pkwy in High Point and has plenty of free parking available. 


    NCSPRA will present awards to its members for outstanding work in school public relations. The awards will be given in eight categories:  


    • Digital Media Engagement
    • Electronic Media
    • Excellence in Writing
    • Image Graphic Design
    • Marketing
    • Photography
    • Publications (Print & Electronic)
    • Special Events & Programs


    The awards ceremony is free to attend for all NCSPRA members. The event will include a wonderful brunch and the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of NCSPRA members with friends and colleagues from across the state. The celebration will feature the presentation of NCSPRA's highest honor, the Barry Gaskins Award. The Barry Gaskins Award is given to one winner each year to honor a lifetime of achievement and service in school public relations. The award is named in memory of Barry Gaskins, the first public information officer for Pitt County Schools, a trailblazer in the field of school public relations, and a past president of the National School Public Relations Association.