Southwest Tennessee Community College

April 3, 2006

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Southwest wins Paragon Awards

Southwest was honored with three gold and one bronze prestigious Paragon Awards at the Thirty-second Annual Conference of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) in Austin, Texas. The winning Southwest entries were in the categories of innovation in technology and radio advertising.

The Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community, junior and technical colleges. It is the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges. This year, more than 80 judges from around the country reviewed nearly 1,900 entries. NCMPR today has more than 1,550 members from more than 600 colleges across the United States, Canada and Bahamas.
The awards by category are as follows:

Gold Award
1) Innovation in Technology - Interactive Recruitment CD
2) Radio Ad, Series
3) Radio Ad, Single (Cowboy Spot)

Bronze Award
1) Radio Ad, Single