Jostens Receives 15 Awards at Premier International Print Competition

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Yearbooks published for Harvard University, U.S. Naval Academy, and West Point among those honored

Jostens, the nation’s leading publisher of yearbooks, received 15 2016 Premier Print Awards for outstanding achievement in publishing with schools including Harvard University, the U.S. Naval Academy, Clemson University, and West Point. The graphic arts industry’s largest and most prestigious international printing competition, the Premier Print Awards recognize those responsible for the creation and production of outstanding print communications.

Between the competition’s Award of Recognition and Certificate of Merit categories, Jostens’ 15 awards recognized a range of high school and collegiate publishing excellence, including:

Awards of Recognition:

  • TAPS 2015, Clemson University
  • Lucky Bag 2015, United States Naval Academy

Certificates of Merit:

  • Sub Turri 2016, Boston College
  • Hornet 2015, Bryant High School
  • Echo 2016, Grand Blanc High School
  • 2015 HARVARD 379 Harvard University
  • 2016 HARVARD 380 Harvard University
  • SAGA 2015, Loudoun Valley High School
  • Tonitrus 2016, Rocklin High School
  • Marksmen 2015, St. Marks School of Texas
  • Touchstone 2015, Stony Point High School
  • Howitzer 2015, United States Military Academy, West Point
  • El Paisano 2015, Westlake High School
  • Look Book 2016, Jostens
  • Voice from the Stone, Jostens

“It is a great honor for Jostens to once again be recognized by the Printing Industries of America for partnering with our customers to produce yearbooks that capture the essence of a year and celebrate the moments that will matter for a lifetime,” said Murad Velani, chief operating officer, Jostens. “This recognition is a reflection of the creativity, expertise, and collaboration between Jostens and our customers in creating world class publications and yearbooks.”

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. “This year marks the 67th year of this annual and most prestigious international print competition. Thousands of entries were received this year, and the work of Jostens was chosen as that which exemplifies some of the highest standards in the printing industry.”

Printing Industries of America hosts the Premier Print Awards. In its 67th year, the annual print competition recognizes those responsible for the creation and production of superior print. The event promotes excellence in print communications and rewards companies and individuals who produce the best in printed media. To learn more about the Premier Print Awards and view the full list of winners visit

About Jostens
Jostens is a trusted partner in the academic and achievement channel, providing products, programs and services that help its customers celebrate moments that matter. The company's products include yearbooks, publications, jewelry and consumer goods that serve the K-12 educational, college and professional sports segments. Founded in 1897 and based in Minneapolis, Minn., Jostens is a subsidiary of Newell Brands and can be found online at

About Newell Brands
Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.

Additional information about Newell Brands are available on the company’s website,

About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America hosts the Premier Print Awards. Headquartered in Sewickley, PA, Printing Industries of America is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with approximately 1 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 8,000 member companies. Printing Industries of America, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members

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