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Larson wins communications contest awards

Winners of the 2014 North Dakota Professional Communicators communications contest were recognized at the NDPC state conference in Fargo. Among them was Jeanine Larson of Bell State Bank & Trust, who won a total of nine awards.

Larson earned the Communicator of Achievement award, which is the highest honor NDPC can bestow upon one of its members, and is presented annually to a member of NDPC and the National Federation of Press Women who has distinguished themselves beyond a profession.

She will now compete at the national level at the National Federation of Press Women conference Sept. 4-6 in Greenville, S.C.

Along with the Communicator of Achievement award, Larson also earned three first-place, two second-place awards and one third-place award in the Web and Social Media category of the contest, as well as a second-place award and third-place award in the Communications Programs and Campaigns category.

NDPC is the state affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, an organization of communications professionals from across the United States. NDPC is an organization of women and men employed in all aspects of communication. For more information, visit