Good Hope wins yearbook award

PICTURED, FROM left: Missy Caver, Jostens partner; Sonya Hogg, yearbook advisoer; staffers: Annabeth Etzel, Valarie Crowell, Chloe Batterton, Bailey Mixon, Davanee Lowery, Kylie Knox, Lily Walker, Nona Nielsen; and assistant principals: Danny Pennington and Dusty Brasher.

Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, recently announced that Good Hope Middle School’s yearbook program has been named a 2019 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence.

The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy.

The Good Hope Middle School award winning yearbook program is led by Chloe Batterton, Valerie Crowell, Annabeth Etzel, Kylie Knox, Davanee Lowery, Bailey Mixon, Nona Nielsen, Lily Walker under the direction of Sonya Hogg, Good Hope Middle School yearbook advisor.

“It is such a great honor to receive this recognition after the time and dedication required to publish a book worthy of the students at Good Hope Middle School. My staff worked diligently to meet demanding deadlines and I’m so thankful that they get to reap the rewards of their hard work. The completion of our book is not possible without the support of our amazing rep, Missy Caver, along with our plant consultant, Laura North, and the most awesome cover artist, Bill Hook. Thanks to all of you for helping make our yearbook program outstanding!” said Hogg, the yearbook advisor.

Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence Awards are presented twice a year, in spring and in fall for yearbooks delivered during the school year.

The Award was presented to the (name of school) yearbook program for achieving the defined criteria in each of three following categories: creating an inclusive yearbook, generating school engagement, and successfully managing the yearbook creation process.

“Jostens is proud to recognize those individuals who have acted as wonderful stewards by creating an exceptional yearbook for their school and community,” said Chuck Mooty, Jostens President and CEO.

“Yearbooks are a critical part of telling a school’s story, and Jostens is dedicated to supporting yearbook staff members with state-of-the-art tools and resources that help celebrate moments that matter.”

The Good Hope Middle School yearbook program will receive a gem-studded recognition pin and a banner to display in school.

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