GCS Recognized Statewide for Communications

Guilford County Schools received statewide awards for the work it does to share the stories of its schools and students. The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) held its Blue Ribbon Awards Brunch in Greensboro Friday to recognize organizations around the state for outstanding publications, websites, multi-media and more.

“We have a tremendous team, dedicated to telling the stories of our students and schools,” said Wanda Mobley, director of communications for GCS. “We are grateful to our peers for these recognitions, and to our community for its support of the work we do for our students.”

GCS received 22 Blue Ribbon awards, the most of any district in the state along with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

The GCS team took home awards in the following categories:

Electronic Media

  • Guilford Parent Academy - Brainfuse Fun
  • GCS Retirement 2016
  • Congratulations Graduates 2016
  • GCS Arts Programs: Promo
  • Education Rocks!
  • Celebration of Excellence Red Carpet Show 2016
  • GCS Yes! Marketing Video
  • Giving Tuesday
  • TWA Brew Thru
  • Pet Therapy at Herbin-Metz Education Center

(To view many of GCS’ award winning videos, and more, click here).

Excellence in Writing

  • National Children's Sabbath Speech
  • Welcoming a Passionate and Experienced Leader to GCS
  • Keep Saying "GCS, Yes!


  • GCS, Yes! From Classroom to College
  • Back-to-School Campaign


  • 50(plus) Ways to Talk About Your School
  • 2015 Annual Report
  • Guilford Parent Academy - End of Year Report
  • Traditional Calendar & Parent Guide - 2016-2017

Special Events/Programs

  • Celebration of Excellence 2016
  • State of our Schools 2016
  • GCS Choice Showcase

NCSPRA’s mission is to build support for public education through well-planned and responsible public relations.