SJMC student public relations work wins professional Best of Show

A campaign that the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication public relations seniors created for their capstone class last spring won top honors in the annual Public Relations Society of America Central Iowa PRIME Awards on Oct. 10. Student work for the Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation won both the Community Champion award and the Best of Show for nonprofits. Featured above with professor Kelly Bruhn, center, and the awards are (from left) 2019 graduates Jordan Apostolik, Caroline Hogan, Ellen Converse and Ellie Detweiler. Winning team members who are not pictured: Rebecca Perl, Shelby Starace, Grace Schofield and Ashley Blazek.