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Congratulations to Rick Kaufman, APR (pictured right), the 2023 NSPRA Presidents Award recipient! Read more about Rick and his contributions to the advancement of educational public relations.
Submissions for the 2024 award will open in December.
The NSPRA Presidents Award is the highest honor bestowed by the association. It is given to recognize a (living) individual NSPRA member for outstanding professionalism and integrity throughout a career as an educational public relations practitioner and for contributing to the advancement of educational public relations. In addition, it recognizes the member’s active involvement and leadership at a national level as well as substantive professional contributions to NSPRA.
Eligible nominees must:
Current NSPRA Executive Board members and NSPRA staff are ineligible for nomination.
Nominations for the Presidents Award may be submitted by:
Up to one Presidents Award winner may be identified each year. A screening committee will review all nominations. Considerations for selection include the nominee’s ability to meet the award criteria, the nominee's past awards and honors, the nominee's contributions to the school public relations profession and to NSPRA, and the nominator's statement as to why the nominee is deserving of the award.
The 2023 Presidents Award winner will receive:
View a list of previous award recipients.