May 25, 2010 / News

Hard work pays off for schools in It’s Worth It contest

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

In case you haven’t heard yet, Walsworth announced over in the News area yesterday afternoon that three schools have been named winners in this year’s It’s Worth It sales contest.

Taylorville check

The yearbook staff from Taylorville High School won $1,000 in the It's Worth It contest for selling 11 new pages of ads in 2010.

The Yearbooks Blog wants to offer a well-earned congratulations to the yearbook staffs from Coastal Christian High School, Taylorville High School and Rockingham County Middle School.

Those three staffs emerged as the winners from a group of more than 500 schools that entered this year’s contest to compete for three $1,000 prizes for being the staffs to show the highest increase in yearbooks sold, ad pages sold and yearbook options sold.

A check presentation ceremony already took place for the staff at Taylorville High in Taylorville, Ill., who won the ad pages category. Check ceremonies for the other two schools will take place in the coming weeks.

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Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is the Marketing Automation Supervisor for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth for the past 15+ years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.