COTC Takes Three Golds in District Marketing and Public Relations Competition

​​​NEWARK, Ohio, Nov. 13, 2018 – District 3 of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) honored Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) with three prestigious awards during the district's recent Medallion Awards presentation in Toledo, Ohio.

ImageCOTC received gold medallions for three publications including the 2018-2019 Viewbook, 2017-2018 Impact Report and Steps to Enroll flyer.

Judges' comments about COTC's 2018-2019 Viewbook included praise about the layout, imagery, content organization and infographic use.​

COTC and The Ohio State University at Newark Director of Marketing and Public Relations Suzanne Bressoud said, "It's a privilege to share the successes of COTC's graduates in the Viewbook and to help others learn how COTC can touch their lives."

The 2018-2018 COTC Impact Report received this comment: "This annual report absolutely knocks it out of the park! I love seeing the full-size smiling faces on every page. The small content cards inside are super creative."

COTC and Ohio State Newark Senior Graphic Designer Leslie Lenzo said, "I'm happy to be a part of the inaugural Impact Report and appreciate the support to be able to create something that lives up to the name."

"COTC students and alumni are doing great things with their education, and there are many people contributing in ways that give them the opportunity to do so. Being able to share their stories in the first-ever Impact Report is humbling, and I'm thankful to be a part of recognizing their achievements," said Rene White, COTC and Ohio State Newark assistant director of Marketing and Public Relations.

Judges' comments about COTC's Steps to Enroll flyer included praise for strong presentation, great use of color and graphics to create a simple look at the enrollment process.

NCMPR's Medallion Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges across the college's district, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and the Canadian province of Ontario. It's the only competition of its kind that exclusively honors excellence among marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges.

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COTC is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing high quality, accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment needs. COTC is the only technical college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and Pataskala.