Williamsport Area School District receives ‘Award of Excellence’ for newsletter, video

Williamsport Area School District Public Relations Director Greg Hayes received an Award of Excellence in two categories in the 2013 Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association’s Excellence in Education Communications contest.

Hayes received an Award of Excellence, the highest honor presented in the statewide competition, for the district’s semiannual newsletter as well as for the WASD Education Foundation’s “Return to Glory” capital campaign promotional video, a collaborative project produced by Jordan Miller, Hayes, Trisha Marty and Carol Bresticker, the assistance of Christopher Leigh.

Both the newsletter and the video submitted for the awards can be viewed on the district’s website at

Awards were presented during the organization’s annual conference in Bedford on April 1.