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Kent Place School Receives Bronze Award by the CASE Accolades Award Program

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the leading organization of college and independent school communications and development professionals, recently honored Kent Place School in the CASE District II Accolades Awards program, which recognizes excellence in alumni, communications and fundraising programs.

The judges selected Kent Place School’s academic newsletter Voyager to receive a Bronze Award in the Newsletters (one to three color) category. The winning issue from 2010 focused on multicultural education at Kent Place. Articles were written by the administration, faculty,staff, parents and students. Director of Communications Rachel Naggar serves as editor of Voyager, and art direction was provided by Abbie Moore Reiter ’83 of Abbie Moore Design. Last year, Voyager received an Honorable Mention award for their science-themed issue.

Kent Place and the Office of Development & Alumnae Relations has received acclaim and earned numerous awards throughout the years for their publications and print materials. In 2009, Kent Place won a silver award in the fundraising packages category for their Annual Fund publications. Kent Place also received a bronze award in the case statement category for their “Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders” campaign brochure. In previous years, Kent Place won bronze, silver and gold awards for their annual fundraising packages.

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In addition to fundraising awards, Kent Place also received a gold award for their Student Ambassador Alumnae Program; an honorable mention for their bi-annual magazine Keeping Pace; a bronze award in the educational fundraising category for their Senior Class Giving Program; a bronze award for visual design in print; and a gold award in the visual design in print category for logos and nameplates for their Conversations Across Difference: A Symposium on Diversity logo.

Founded in 1894, Kent Place School is New Jersey's largest nonsectarian, college-preparatory school for girls and young women.  Visit Kent Place at 

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