Pearl River Community College’s Marketing & Communications Department had another strong showing at the 2022 College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) Conference in Gulfport. The team brought home 17 total awards, which is a record for PRCC.
The Junior Division Pearl River entered is comprised of Mississippi’s 15 community colleges.
Individuals who were part of the PRCC Marketing and Communications department during 2021 include Chuck Abadie, Jacob Cochran, Dylan Dunaway, Mark Franklin, Richard Gleber, Corey Guerra, Candace Harper, Alexx Kennedy, Patrick Ochs, Laura O’Neill and Kari Eve Valence.
“We have a talented group of individuals who cohesively understand the mission of our institution,” said Harper, PRCC Vice President for Enrollment Management and Business Services. “They work together day in and day out to ensure the message and quality we are producing is top notch.
“I could not be prouder of the dedication and hard work that each of these individuals brings to the table.”
Awards Listed by Category
Digital Art/Photo Illustration: The Voices – 2nd place – Jacob Cochran
Web Advertisements: Season Tickets Advertisements – 2nd place – Patrick Ochs, Jacob Cochran, Corey Guerra
Web Page Sports: PRCCAthletics.com – 2nd place – Patrick Ochs, Dylan Dunaway, Mark Franklin
Web Page: PRCC.edu/coronavirus – 3rd place – Richard Gleber, Candace Harper, Corey Guerra
Multi-Media Presentation: Your Impossible Moment – 3rd place – Alexx Kennedy, Jacob Cochran, Kelly Sanner
New Media: The Wildcat Way Show – 3rd place – Kari Eve Valence, McKinsy Harris, Jacob Cochran
Social Media: PRCC Facebook – 3rd place – Laura O’Neill, Alexx Kennedy, Richard Gleber, Patrick Ochs, Jacob Cochran
Single Piece of Artwork: CTE Wall Wrap – 3rd place – Corey Guerra, Jacob Cochran
Special Publications: Hall of Fame Program – 2nd place – Patrick Ochs, Jacob Cochran, Corey Guerra, Dylan Dunaway
Admissions & Recruitment Piece: ADN Flyer – 3rd place – Corey Guerra, Jacob Cochran
Feature Story Sports: Jake Smith – 2nd place – Patrick Ochs
News Story Sport: PR Runs Wild Over Holmes on Homecoming – 1st place – Patrick Ochs
News Story Sports: No. 3 PR Sweep in Southwest – 2nd place – Dylan Dunaway
Sports Photography: Diving Catch – 3rd place – Patrick Ochs
Radio Spots: Rise with The River – 2nd place – Kari Eve Valence, Jacob Cochran
Radio Spots: Next Level – 3rd place – Kari Eve Valence, Jacob Cochran
PR Campaign: Happy to Help – 1st place – Candace Harper, Laura O’Neill, Patrick Ochs, Jacob Cochran, Corey Guerra, Dylan Dunaway, Richard Gleber
Image reflects all who worked in or with the Office of Marketing and Communications.
Top Row Left to Right: Chuck Abadie, Jacob Cochran, Dylan Dunaway, Richard Gleber, Corey Guerra and Candace Harper.
Bottom Row Left to Right: McKinsy Harris, Alexx Kennedy, Patrick Ochs, Laura O’Neill and Kari Eve Valence.