On PR Newswire: Best in Design, Best High Schools, a Chief Donut Officer?
With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.
As news of volcanic activity taking place in a remote area on the island of Hawai’iʻs east side continues to make headlines around the world, it is important that travelers headed to the island understand that “there is absolutely no reason at this time to change or alter their leisure or business plans,” according to Ross Birch, executive director of the Island of Hawai’i Visitors Bureau.
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings and civic journalism, released the 2018 edition of Best High Schools on May 9. The rankings evaluate more than 20,500 public high schools nationwide to identify schools that best serve all of their students – including historically underserved populations – and assess the degree to which students are prepared for college-level coursework.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on May 9 announced the winners of the 2018 National Design Awards, recognizing design excellence and innovation in 10 categories. Now in their 19th year, the annual awards promote design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world and are accompanied by robust educational programs in cities nationwide. The award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner and ceremony Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt.
Ethereal glamour and serene creation are the themes for H&M’s one-of-a-kind looks, created just for this year’s Met Gala in New York. The looks, designed by H&M’s in-house team, are inspired by this year’s exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” exploring the relationship between fashion and masterworks of religious art. To dress its guests, H&M’s design team evolved each look with the wearer and theme in mind, using techniques such as draping, beading and embellishment, in glistening metallic shades.
The search for the country’s biggest donut devotee is on! Entenmann’s Bakery, a division of Bimbo Bakeries USA, announced on May 7 it is now accepting entries for its sweetest honorary title ever – Chief Donut Officer. Now through June 30, the country’s most enthusiastic donut fans can enter the Entenmann’s Chief Donut Officer Contest at http://www.chiefdonutofficer.com for the opportunity to win the coveted honorary title and exciting prizes including $5,000 and a year’s supply of donuts.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.