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CALHOUN, GA – Gordon County Schools (GCS) recently earned 4 awards from the Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA), as announced at the GSPRA 2023 Annual Conference, including a “Best in State” top honor.

The GSPRA’s annual awards program serves to recognize outstanding work by public relations professionals serving in a Georgia school, school system, postsecondary institution, educational agency, or an education-related association who demonstrates exceptional communications skills by producing outstanding publications, photography, and electronic media.

Gordon County Schools earned 4 awards, including two Gold Awards, one Silver Award, and one “Best in State” award.

GSPRA 2023 Awards:
  • Best in Category: Image & Identity Package – Gordon County Schools New Logo & Branding Materials.
  • Gold Award: Image & Identity Package – Gordon County Schools New Logo & Branding Materials.
  • Gold Award: Website – Gordon County Schools New District Website
  • Silver Award: Internal Newsletter – 2022 Edition of the Gordon County Schools Communicator

Kendra Pannell, Communications Coordinator for Gordon County Schools, was recognized for this outstanding accomplishment by the Gordon County Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Fraker at the March Board of Education meeting.


About Gordon County Schools Gordon County Schools system serves approximately 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation. 

Contact at Gordon County Schools:
Kendra Pannell
Communications Coordinator
Email: kpannell@gcbe.org 
Phone: (706) 629-7366 ext. 8151 
Website: www.gcbe.org