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Texas Wins 25 Spotlight on Excellence Awards

May 5, 2017

The Spotlight on Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding work of electric cooperative communications and marketing professionals across Co-op Country. Texas communicators raked in the honors, bringing home 25 awards for writing, digital projects, advertising, artistry and total communications in categories classified by size.

 

Winners of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association contest, honored at the CONNECT Conference in Tampa on May 2, demonstrate leading practices across all communications platforms that deliver results through a high level of professionalism.

 

TEXAS SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE WINNERS

 

WRITING


BEST COLUMN

Sam Houston EC, at-large, silver, The Power of Human Connections


BEST EXTERNAL NEWS PUBLICATION

United Cooperative Services, class 3, gold, PowerTalk

Bluebonnet EC, class 4, silver, local pages


BEST INTERNAL NEWS PUBLICATION

United Cooperative Services, class 3, gold, United Perspective


BEST SPECIAL PUBLICATION

Sam Houston EC, class 3, gold, 2016 Board of Directors Election Ballot

Farmers EC, class 3, silver, HR Recruiting brochure

Bluebonnet EC, class 4, silver, Meet Bluebonnet's Community Representatives


BEST ANNUAL REPORT TO MEMBERS

Pedernales EC, class 4, silver, 2015 PEC Annual Report

 


DIGITAL

MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF DIGITAL MEDIA

Mid-South Synergy, class 2, silver, MSS Votes video

Sam Houston EC, class 3, gold, Capital Credits video

Sam Houston EC, class 3, silver, Operation Roundup video


BEST DIGITAL STORYTELLING

Mid-South Synergy, class 2, silver (tie), New Hire video

Bandera EC, class 2, silver (tie), Bandera EC 77th Annual Meeting video

Magic Valley EC, class 4, gold, Engaging Millennials video

Bluebonnet EC, class 4, silver, Bluebonnet Milestones 2015 video

 

ARTISTIC/DESIGN/OTHER


BEST WILD CARD

Sam Houston EC, class 3, gold, employee appreciation coupons

Farmers EC, class 3, silver, golf ball marker (poker chip)


BEST GRAPHIC DESIGN

Victoria EC, class 2, gold, Core Values logo

Mid-South Synergy, class 2, silver, #YourCrew truck and trailer wrap

Sam Houston EC, class 3, gold, myPrePay logo

Bluebonnet EC, class 4, gold, The State of Solar/A Solar Power Timeline

Texas Electric Cooperatives, class 5, silver, Crowdfunding, Texas Co-op Power


BEST INDIVIDUAL AD

Farmers EC, class 3, gold, Football Season ad

Sam Houston EC, class 3, silver, Pot Shots at Transformers print ad


BEST TOTAL COMMUNICATIONS

Tri-County EC (Okla.), class 2, silver, TCEC Community Solar