With the launch of the 2024 OHSPRA Achievement Awards program, we are excited to share the Board of Directors have added two new Distinguished Individual awards: The School Communicator of the Year Award and the Doug Baker Mentorship Award.
The School Communicator of the Year award recognizes the exemplary leadership of Ohio's school communications professionals for demonstrated commitment to the enhancement of communication and relationships between public schools and the students, families, and communities they serve. The award honors those who recognize that communication is a critical component of leadership. The winner will be nominated by OHSPRA for NSPRA's National School Communicator of the Year Award.
Established in 2023, The Doug Baker Mentorship Award is a distinguished honor presented annually to an outstanding member of the Ohio School Public Relations Association (OHSPRA). This award celebrates the legacy of Doug Baker, a cherished OHSPRA member who was deeply committed to mentoring his peers, fostering connections, and serving education through school public relations.
The recipient of this award exemplifies Doug's spirit by going above and beyond to guide, support, and inspire fellow OHSPRA members. Whether it's through one-on-one mentorship, leading workshops, or creating platforms for meaningful dialogue, the awardee has made a significant impact on the professional growth and community spirit of OHSPRA.There is no entry fee for Doug Baker Mentorship Award nominations.
These awards serve as a platform to honor the outstanding work you do in your district. We invite you to submit your best projects and campaigns by Monday, January 22, 2024.