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LBW gets NCMPR district awards

SUBMITTED PHOTO | LBW LBW Community College was recently recognized with Medallion Awards for writing, photography, and videos during the 2014 annual district two conference of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. Pictured are Renée LeMaire, left, representing LBWCC as NCMPR District 2 Council Director Kristen Holmes presents a gold award for writing, one of a total of 14 awards for the College.

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LBW Community College was recently recognized with Medallion Awards for writing, photography, and videos during the 2014 annual district two conference of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. Pictured are Renée LeMaire, left, representing LBWCC as NCMPR District 2 Council Director Kristen Holmes presents a gold award for writing, one of a total of 14 awards for the College.

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College employees recently received 14 Medallion Awards from District 2 of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) during its annual October conference in Nashville, Tenn.

Renée LeMaire, LBWCC’s public information officer and director of marketing and development, received a gold, a silver, and six bronze awards for various writing pieces, as well as bronze awards for both the College’s employee newsletter and alumni newsletter. Lisa Patterson, advertising and publications specialist, was recognized with four bronze awards for photography and videos.

NCMPR is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges with district two comprised of 11 states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and The Bahamas.

“This is the first year we participated in this level of competition and we are especially thrilled to be recognized among so many colleges,” said LeMaire.

“Ms. LeMaire and Ms. Patterson have done amazing work for the college and I am very proud of these significant and well-deserved recognitions that they have earned,” said LBWCC President Dr. Herb Riedel. “To receive such a large number of awards at a national meeting means a lot and reflects well on our community and our state.”

LBWCC offers academic transfer programs, career technical training programs, adult education, and community and continuing education programs at locations in Andalusia, Opp, Greenville and Luverne. To learn more, visit www.lbwcc.edu or call 334-222-6591.