Adult ed, school system earn OASIS

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By The Staff

Two Bullitt County Public School staff members have been honored with Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services (OASIS) awards for district publicity.

Adult and Community Education Secretary Valinda Reed received Second Place in the category of External Publications - Full Color for the Fall 2007 Bullitt County Community catalogue.

Judges commented that the catalogue was a, “Very well-done publication with copy clean and easy to understand” and “The Blue-Box strips with section header is an extremely successful was for separating each section and helps the reader find exactly what they are looking for and looking at.”

Reed coordinates material and printing for two catalogues, fall and spring.

The catalogues are widely circulated throughout Bullitt County and inspire dozens of people to sign up for one of man classes.

Public Relations Director John Roberts received three Second Place awards and a Third Place award.

The second place awards were for the monthly publication EXCELLENCE Begins in the Classroom; Photography; and the School Matters electronic employee newsletter.

The third place award was for One-Time Publications Student Learning in Bullitt County Public Schools (an insert in the 2007-2008 Welcome to Bullitt County Business Guide and Membership Directory).

Both publications are published in The Pioneer News.

The awards are sponsored by the Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) and Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) and were presented at the 2008 Fall KYSPRA Conference November 21 in Lexington.

Bullitt County Public Schools has nearly 13,000 students in grades preschool through 12.

Over 900 certified and 800 classified employees devote each school day to make the district the leader in educational excellence.