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Jostens Receives 16 Awards at Premier International Print Competition

Yearbooks published for Harvard University, West Point, and United States Naval Academy among those honored

Minneapolis, MN - June 21, 2018

Jostens, the nation’s leading publisher of yearbooks, received a Coveted Best of Category “Benny” Award in the 2018 Premier Print Awards for the 2018 Yukon High School, Miller Yearbook. Jostens also received three “Awards of Recognition” and twelve “Certificates of Merit” for outstanding achievement in publishing with schools including Harvard University, Cornell University, Boston College, United States Military Academy: West Point, and the United States Naval Academy. 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 Benny Award, Award of Recognition and Certificate of Merit categories, Jostens’ 16 awards recognized a range of high school and collegiate publishing excellence, including:

Best of Category “BENNY”:

  • 2018 The Miller, Yukon High School

Awards of Recognition:

  • 2018 HARVARD 382, Harvard University
  • 2017 Howitzer, United States Military Academy, West Point
  • 2017 Lucky Bag, United States Naval Academy

Certificates of Merit:

  • 2018 HI•S•Potts, Pottsville Area High School
  • 2018 La Vie, Penn State UV
  • 2018 Cornellian, Cornell UV
  • 2017 The Image, Dos Pueblos High School
  • 2017 Phoenix, Woodward Academy
  • 2017 Marksmen, St. Mark's School of Texas
  • 2018 Anthonian, Saint Anthony's High School
  • 2018 Sub Turri, Boston College
  • 2017 Triton, Palos Verdes High School
  • 2017 Red Cedar Log, Michigan State University
  • 2017 Hornet, Bryant High School
  • 2018 Look Book, Jostens

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Printing Industries of America for partnering with our customers to produce such inspiring yearbooks,” said Ann Carr, Chief Marketing Officer, Jostens. “This recognition is not only a reflection of the creativity and craftsmanship found within these books, but more importantly of the collaboration between Jostens and our customers in celebrating the meaningful moments they capture.”

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. “This year marks the 68th year of this annual and most prestigious international print competition. Over 2,000 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 68th 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 (NYSE: NWL) 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®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, and Yankee Candle®. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

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 and the industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.


Jeff Peterson