2017 Parthenon Awards


The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nashville chapter honored exceptional work at its 30th annual Parthenon Awards last week, awarding strategic and creative excellence by Middle Tennessee public relations professionals. Winners were announced at a dinner at City Winery, emceed by Mickey Ryan of 104.5 The Zone.

More than 75 trophies were awarded to 21 area agencies and businesses. DVL Seigenthaler brought home the most wins with 52 total, including 20 Parthenons and 32 Awards of Merit. The night’s highest honors went to MP&F Public Relations for its work on Kirkland’s #Christmasland Blogger Campaign, which was the only entry to receive a perfect score making it Best of Show.

Additional top winners included MP&F Public Relations (24 awards), Lovell Communications (20 awards), Dollar General (18 awards), Middle Tennessee State University (16 awards), and GS&F (15 awards).

PRSA Nashville also recognized top communicators in the Nashville area. Apollo Award recipient Sarah Trahern was recognized for her strategic vision and emphasis on public relations in her role as chief executive officer of CMA.

Additionally, Dr. Bonnie Riechert, APR, fellow PRSA of Belmont University, received the chapter’s Hercules Award for her leadership and contributions to the profession and community; Laurie Parker, APR, received the chapter’s Olympus Award for Presidential Leadership; and Leigh Lindsey, APR, was named the recipient of the Mercury Award which goes to a young professional who demonstrates accelerated career progress and leadership through service to PRSA.

For a complete list of winners, please click here.

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