TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Relations Society
(CPRS) and CNW, a PR Newswire Company, are pleased to announce Lana
Winterfield as the 2014 CPRS/CNW Student Award of Excellence winner.
Winterfield will be recognized during the 2014 CPRS National Awards
Gala on May 27 in Banff, AB.
"I am deeply humbled and honoured to accept this year's CPRS/CNW Student
Award of Excellence. This award would not be possible without the
mentorship and guidance from my instructor, Sherrell Steele, and the
exceptional educators at MacEwan University," said Winterfield. "I am
thrilled and tremendously grateful to CPRS and CNW for selecting me for
this award, and I look forward to an exciting career in public
Winterfield's instructor and nominator for the award, Sherrell Steele,
Manager, School of Communications, MacEwan University, notes that she
has a thoroughly professional conduct and serves as a positive and
inspiring role model to others.
Established jointly by CPRS and CNW, the award recognizes student
excellence in the public relations (PR) field. Program co-ordinators or
instructors from public relations programs across Canada nominate
candidates by submitting a 300-500 word summary about the nominee.
Eligible students had to be currently enrolled in their final year (or
equivalent) of a recognized, PR program, instructed in a Canadian
post-secondary institution. Students must have been studying at an
undergraduate, diploma or certificate level. Winners receive a
certificate and $1,000 cash award from CNW. CPRS will provide
Winterfield with a complimentary Affiliate Membership. The Affiliate
Membership is a new category designed specifically for new
practitioners entering the profession following the completion of
post-secondary public relations studies.
Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a
not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice,
management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain
the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in
public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 1,800 members
across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide. For more
information, visit our website: cprs.ca.
Image with caption: "Lana Winterfield, 2014 CPRS/CNW Student Award of Excellence winner. (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140515_C8601_PHOTO_EN_40362.jpg
SOURCE: Canadian Public Relations Society
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