Jostens, a leading designer and producer of custom high school and college class rings, today announced that Erika Lottier, a member of the Class of 2013 at Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland, Ohio, won the Grand Prize in the Jostens' 2012 Class Ring Trip Sweepstakes. Lottier was selected in the national drawing which includes winning a trip to Jostens' fine jewelry facility outside Dallas, Texas. Lottier, a friend, and two chaperones, have the opportunity to experience how a class ring is made. She will then collaborate with a master jeweler from Jostens to create a new one-of-a-kind class ring design that will be produced exclusively for her.
"Never stop doing what you want to do. Don't let anyone bring you down.Follow your dreams and good things will happen," said Erika Lottier. "What's my class ring story? I wanted a class ring ever since I was in 7th or 8th grade."
Jostens' 2012 National Class Ring Trip Sweepstakes celebrates the class ring tradition that symbolizes connections with activities, friends and graduation year. In addition to a personalized tour of Jostens' ring manufacturing facility, Lottier and her guests will also take a Disney Cruise Line® vacation to the Bahamas onboard the Disney Dream® ship.
"The 2012 Class Ring Trip Sweepstakes celebrates the class ring tradition as a highlight and lasting part of the high school experience," said Kelly Karsky, Sr. Product Manager, Jostens. "The broad range of styles and affordable metal choices provide options for all students to design a custom piece of jewelry to be worn and kept for a lifetime."
Jostens' fine jewelry facility in Denton, Texas, employs over 400 people who create custom rings and jewelry for students, athletes and for other specialty markets. To design your own custom class ring from Jostens visit www.jostens.com/rings.
Minneapolis-based Jostens is a provider of products, programs and services that help people tell their stories, celebrate important traditions and recognize achievements. The company's products include school yearbooks and other memory book products, scholastic products such as class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and educational and trade publishing segments.
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