The Communications and Public Relations Office acts as a liaison between the school district and its various stakeholders including students, parents, employees and community members. This department coordinates various communication efforts, including print and online publications, Talk205 email and telephone messages, news releases and community engagement opportunities. Numerous additional programs are implemented through this office, including coordination with the Elmhurst District 205 Foundation, York Community High School alumni relations, volunteer recruitment and placement, as well as community/committee involvement.
The York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) was bestowed with a 2014 Golden Achievement Award by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for its Dukes of Distinction program, which was launched in 2013. According to NSPRA, judges carefully sought outstanding achievement in the four steps of a public relations program: 1) analysis of the need; 2) planning to meet the need; 3) execution and communication of the program; and 4) formal evaluation. Each entry was individually judged against these award criteria.
The 2014 Dukes of Distinction induction will take place on November 6, in the York Commons. Please plan to join us. For further details regarding the York Distinguished Alumni Program, please visit the York Alumni page.
Posted by: Melea Smith