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Call for Nominations: Frederick D. Kagy Education Award

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Pittsburgh, PA --  Printing Industries of America and its Ben Franklin Society are seeking to honor an outstanding school program in the graphic communications industry. Nominations for the Frederick D. Kagy Education Award of Excellence are due July 13, 2009.
 
The Kagy Award, first presented in 1993, was established to recognize a superior graphic communications program at the junior high, high school, or community college level. It honors the distinguished career of Frederick D. Kagy, Professor Emeritus of the College of Applied Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Technology, Illinois State University. The winning school can select up to $1,000 worth of textbooks published by Printing Industries of America Press.
 
Nominated institutions must demonstrate strong instructional leadership, a high degree of professionalism, innovative techniques, and promotion of the industry. To be eligible, the institution must be staffed or directed by at least one Printing Industries of America teacher member. Annual teacher memberships can be purchased for $49.
 
A committee of independent judges will review nominations and select a recipient for the Kagy Award. This year's award will be presented to a program representative from the winning school at Printing Industries of America's Fall Administrative Meetings, November 12-15, 2009, in Charleston, SC. This forum hosts an impressive audience of industry leaders including boards of directors and committee members from Printing Industries of America, its Ben Franklin Society, and the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF).
 
For more information, contact Chrystal Senay, Marketing Assistant, at 412-259-1736 or csenay@printing.org. Written requests can be directed to Chrystal Senay, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143-2600.

 

 

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