COTC Wins Bronze National Marketing Award

NEWARK, Ohio, April 14, 2017 – The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) honored Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) with a Bronze Paragon award during the recent NCMPR national conference in Charleston, South Carolina. COTC won its award in the brochure category.

The brochure was designed by Leslie Lenzo McLaughlin, senior graphic designer in the Marketing & Public Relations office at COTC. "When your work is honored by an organization like this, it is humbling," said Lenzo McLaughlin.  She worked with Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Relations René White to produce the recruitment brochure for COTC.

NCMPR's prestigious Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges. It's the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence exclusively among marketing and PR professionals at two-year colleges. There were 1800 award entries this year and 150 award winners.

Go to www.ncmpr.org for more information or to view a complete listing of winners in each of the 50 categories.

COTC was ranked number one in Ohio and number 19 in the nation by PayScale in its 2016-17 College Salary Report ranking the best community and career colleges by salary potential. 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.