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Ysleta ISD wins 17 national awards for creative excellence

List of student names

The Ysleta Independent School District has captured 17 prestigious national awards for its exemplary graphic design, videos, website, publications, marketing/recruitment, and other communications from the widely respected National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).

The district’s Communications & Marketing Department was honored for its outstanding school communications work in 2023 and 2024 through NSPRA’s Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards, which were announced Friday.

There are three recognitions within this program – the highest is the Award of Excellence, followed by the Award of Merit, and Honorable Mention. This year, Ysleta ISD submitted 18 entries to the competition, securing an impressive array of honors: three Awards of Excellence, 11 Awards of Merit, and three Honorable Mentions.


Award of Excellence (3)

Special Purpose Publication

  • Superintendent 10th Anniversary banner

Video (in-house)

  • HERO Military Program


  • Career Center Website Redesign


Award of Merit (11)

News Release

  • YISD honors Dr. De La Torre as 2nd-Longest Serving Superintendent
  • Free School Supplies, Esports Await YISD Students in 23-24
  • Ysleta ISD Rated No. 1 In El Paso for Third Consecutive Year

Marketing Materials

  • College & Career Night Promotion 

Print Newsletter

  • What’s Happening @ The District Newsletter

Video (in-house)

  • Immersive Reality Comes to Ysleta ISD
  • 2024 Career & Technical Center Ribbon-Cutting
  • Locomotive Soccer Camp at Ysleta ISD
  • Service Learning Day at YWLA
  • Ysleta ISD Superintendent 10-Year Anniversary
  • Christmas with Abe Mac 


Honorable Mention (3)

Annual Report

  • 2021-22 Annual Report

Special Purpose Publication

  • 2024 Niche No. 1 Ranking in El Paso banner

Video (in-house)

  • 2024 Signing Day


Award winners will be featured at the 2024 NSPRA National Seminar in July in Seattle. Every year, NSPRA honors the best work in school communications among school districts, education service agencies, education agencies, and private businesses serving as partners through its National School Communication Awards program.