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Tyler ISD earns awards at state communications conference

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Tyler – Tyler ISD received a total of 30 awards for distinguished achievement in school communications.  The awards were announced at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards Celebration on February 20 during the association's annual conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. Of the more than two dozen accolades, TISD-TV staff members earned 21 distinguished honors, the highest number earned by the district's educational broadcast department.

"I am extremely humbled that the TISD-TV department was one of the top three school districts in the state to earn recognition in the video and cable TV categories," said Angela Jenkins, Coordinator of TISD-TV & Video Operations. "Our purpose as a video production team is to tell the wonderful stories taking place in Tyler ISD every day, and to be recognized at the same level as some of the largest school districts in the state is an added bonus to sharing the good news of our district."

Each year, TSPRA recognizes communicators in school districts, education foundations, education associations and organizations for their outstanding work in both print and electronic media.  

Entries that were selected as best in the state were honored with Bronze Star, Silver Star, Gold Star, and Best of Category Awards.

Entries were submitted from the following personnel in the Communications/Public Relations Department and TISD-TV: Jessica Poe, Web Design Specialist; Sandra Stanley, Communications Coordinator; Rachel Frost, Public Relations Specialist; Angela Jenkins, Coordinator of TISD-TV & Video Operations; Greg McRae, Production Manager, TISD-TV; Jacob Walker, Digital Media and Video Specialist, TISD-TV.

 

The following is a list of awards and recognitions for Tyler ISD based on school district size - Districts with 10,000 to 30,000 students:

Best of Category:

  • Video-Training/Instructional: College Application Process (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Documentary: This is TISD-TV! (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Published News Release/Edited: John Tyler Student Selected to Speak at AVID (Rachel Frost)

 

Gold Star Awards:

  • Website: Tyler ISD District Website (Jessica Poe)

  • Published News Release/Edited: John Tyler Student Selected to Speak at AVID (Rachel Frost)

  • Video-News: TISD News Briefs (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Documentary: This is TISD-TV! (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: Jack Elementary: The Leader in Me (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: Moore Magnet School: Mosaic Mustangs (Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: Tyler ISD Galaxy of Stars (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Board Appreciation Month (Angela Jenkins and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Dia de la Educacion (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: First Day of School (Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Foundation Grants (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Gil Hitt PSA (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Pencils of Promise (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Red Ribbon Week (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Promotional/Marketing: Welcome! (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Training/Instructional: College Application Process (Angela Jenkins, Greg McRae, and Jacob Walker)

 

Silver Star Awards:

  • E-Newsletter Internal: Inside Tyler ISD (Sandra Stanley)

  • Brochure: Long Range Plan (Sandra Stanley)

  • Invitation/Announcement: Teacher of the Year Invitation and Ticket (Sandra Stanley)

  • Writing: Commencement 2012 Robert E. Lee High School (Rachel Frost)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: Head Start (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: John Tyler: Campus Profile (Greg McRae)

  • Video-Sports Event: Coach's Corner: Robert E. Lee High School (Greg McRae)

 

Bronze Star Awards:

  • Programs: Teacher of the Year Program (Sandra Stanley)

  • Video-Special Interest/Feature: Healthy Lifestyles: Eating Right (Angela Jenkins and Jacob Walker)

  • Video-Training/Instructional: School Fusion (Jacob Walker)

 

 

 

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