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A-State Students Sweep Visual Communications PRSSA Prism Awards


JONESBORO — Students from Arkansas State University’s College of Media and Communication captured numerous honors, including all in the Visual Communications category, of the 2014 Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Prism Awards.
The ceremony, marking the 50th anniversary of the prestigious awards, was held Sept. 18 at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.
Representing Arkansas State was Lisa Ball Moskal, strategic communications instructor and adviser for the A-State chapter of PRSSA.
The 2014 Prism winners, including seven awards for Kari Henderson-Beesley of Bryant, from Arkansas State are:
Integrated Communications: Winner - Natalie Fleeman of Jonesboro.
Writing/Media/Speech: Winner - Kelli Watson of Jonesboro.
Visual Communications Brochure: Winner - Rachael Tucker of Cabot.
Visual Communications Info Graphic: Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Logo: Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Public Relations Advertising: Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Presentation/Powerpoint: Winners - Sarah Barnes of Brinkley, Tyler Hoffpauir of Wynne, Pamela Phelps of Brookland, Rachael Tucker and Kelli Watson.
Visual Communications Promotional Pieces:  Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Signage and Recognition Pieces: Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Special Purpose:  Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Visual Communications Other: Winner - Kari Henderson-Beesley.
Interactive A/V and Social Media: Winner - Katelyn Pfeffer of Pocahontas.
The Arkansas Chapter of PRSSA fosters the growth of the public relations industry. Student Prism awards give students an opportunity to showcase their talents and efforts to the members of the professional society. Students at Arkansas universities and colleges are given awards for outstanding work in communications, journalism and public relations.