01.08.17        
Cherry+Company partners with Francis Parker School, Chicago

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As a continuation with the work completed in partnership with Connor Associates, Cherry+Company is partnering with Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, IL to create their new Admissions and Advancement campaigns.

12.08.16 
Cherry wins Gold in the 4th Annual Education Digital Awards 

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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 4th Annual Education Digital Awards. Cherry+Company won five, including two Gold Awards. Great teamwork everyone!!

4th Annual Educational Digital Awards

GOLD - 2 
National Catholic Education Association, Arlington, VA – Website
Pardes Jewish School, Scottsdale, AZ – Website

SILVER - 1
Sacred Heart Academy, Mt Pleasant, MI - Website 

MERIT - 2 
Christian Heritage School, Trumbull, CT – Website  
El Dorado Private School, Scottsdale, AZ – Website  

12.18.16        
Bosque School: Cherry+Company partners with Connor Associates

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Liz Cherry will be visiting the Bosque School, in Albuquerque, New Mexico in partnership with Connor Associates. Bosque School’s unique educational experience includes a myriad of opportunities for students to benefit from the campus’ prime location on 45 pristine acres adjacent to the Rio Grande bosque and the 100-acre wood open space in Albuquerque’s Northwest corridor.

11.30.16        
Cherry+Company partners with Prep100

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Cherry+Company is pleased to partner with Prep 100 which was founded to recognize, promote and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of people of color in Independent Schools. From the classroom to the boardroom, people of color are educating students, empowering communities and impacting culture. To learn more visit www.Prep100.org.

11.02.16        
Liz Cherry to speak at FCIS Conference, Miami, FL

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Liz Cherry, president of Cherry+Company will be speaking at the FCIS Conference in Miami FL. Be sure to stop by our booth and say hello.

11.02.16        
NemNet selects Cherry to rebrand

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Nemnet Minority Recruitment has partnered with Cherry+Company on a new brand and website design. Nemnet is a national resource organization committed to assisting schools and organizations in the recruitment and retention of diverse teachers, administrators and coaches.

9.30.16        
Liz Cherry presents at McKay Scholarship Conference

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Liz Cherry presented a workshop at the McKay Scholarship Conference in Orlando on September 30, 2016. The topic was "The Proof is in the Pudding:Communicating Your School’s Value”. Thanks to all who attended and participated!

9.27.16        
Park Maitland School partners with Cherry+Company

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Park Maitland School has partnered with Cherry+Company on a new marketing campaign. Located in Winter Park, FL, the school provides an exceptional program that upholds high academic standards with a commitment to teaching values, manners, and strength of character for students, Pre-K4 through grade 6.

9.10.16        
Cherry+Company partners with Donna Klein Jewish Academy

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Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) in Boca Raton, FL has partnered with Cherry+Company to help better communicate their unique value proposition. A premier Jewish Day School, DKJA is an extraordinary and diverse community of learners inspired by Jewish values and empowered to succeed in tomorrow's world.

6.15.16        
Connor Associates and Cherry+Company partner with Brehm Preparatory School

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Cherry is delighted with the opportunity to once again partner with Connor Associates to provide a comprehensive new Brand for Brehm Preparatory School located in Carbondale, IL. The project will also include work for the Brehm Summer Program, Brehm Foundation and Options. Brehm’s faculty and staff are specialists in empowering students with learning differences to recognize and optimize their potential. The school’s uniquely holistic approach integrates academic, social, and emotional programs within a family-style residential environment that develops the whole child.

5.09.16  
New website launched for Sacred Heart Academy!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Sacred Heart Academy, located in Mount Pleasant, MI. Founded in 1889, SHA is a Catholic school serving students Pre-K through 12th grade where an extraordinary combination of faith, community and tradition provides an unparalleled foundation for the future. For more details, please visit their new site at http://academy.sha.net/

4.25.16 
Pardes Jewish Day School launches new website! 

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Pardes Jewish Day School. Located in Scottsdale, AZ, PJDS serves students Pre-K through 8th grade and prepares them to become outstanding members of society through a rigorous secular and Judaic education, a nurturing community, and a foundation in Reform Judaism that welcomes all Jewish traditions. You may visit their new responsive website at www.pardesschool.org.

4.18.16 
Millhopper Montessori School chooses Cherry+Company for brand project 

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Cherry+Company will partner with Millhopper Montessori School located in Gainesville, FL. Founded in 1977, The Millhopper Montessori School serves children ages two through 8th grade. True to its Montessori heritage, the staff fosters creative thinking and problem-solving through the use of manipulative and other educational tools. We look forward to being on their campus later this month.

3.23.16 
Cherry+Company partners with Xcelaero Corporation 

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Xcelaero Corporation has contracted with Cherry for consultation and marketing projects. Xcelaero is a design and manufacturing enterprise specializing in the production of world class fan and thermal management systems.

3.21.16  
Christian Heritage School launches new website!  

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Christian Heritage School. Located in Trumbull, CT. CHS is an interdenominational Christian college preparatory school and serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade. They embrace a two-fold mission to provide students with an education of spiritual and academic excellence with which to serve God and assist parents in fulfilling their God-given responsibility to educate their children. You may visit their new responsive website at www.kingsmen.org.

3.18.16 
Cherry+Company partners with Little Linguists International Preschool 

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Cherry is pleased to announce that we will once again partner with Little Linguists International Preschool located in East Point, GA. LLIP is a child-centered world languages early learning community that uses a holistic approach in order to develop confident, inquisitive, compassionate citizens of the world. They create experiences that allow children ages birth to five years old to connect with their world in organic ways that foster a love of culture, language, service and diversity. Cherry has been contracted to work with LLIP on their marketing efforts.

3.17.16 
Cherry+Company partners with Orlando Christian Prep 

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Orlando Christian Prep has contracted with Cherry for consultation and brand messaging. Founded in 1960, OCP is one of the most established private Christian Schools in the greater Orlando area and serves students PK2 – 12th grade. The school’s mission is to shape tomorrow’s leaders through a Biblical foundation by increasing wisdom, knowledge and spiritual understanding of God’s ideal plan for their lives. We are look forward to partnering with the OCP leadership team on this exciting project.

3.4.16 
El Dorado Private School launches new website! 

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for El Dorado Private School. Located in Scottsdale, AZ, EDPS serves students Pre-K through 8th grade and is an extraordinary combination of community, tradition, and innovation. Academic programs are student-centered with a special emphasis on building strong foundations, engaging students in the learning process, providing avenues of creativity and development through small teacher/student ratios. You may visit their new responsive website at www.eldoradops.com.

3.01.16
Benchmark new website wins gold with a little brand magic

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In partnership with Connor Associates and Magic Hour Communications, Cherry+Company’s design for the Benchmark School website won a gold award in the 31st Educational Advertising Awards. The award-winning website builds upon Benchmark’s new brand, bringing their dynamic learning community to life on line. Shared stories and testimonials communicate the school’s commitment to helping bright students who learn differently. The result — transformed lives! Special thanks to Benchmark’s outstanding communications team, as well as the team at Magic Hour who brought our vision to life. Visit www.BenchmarkSchool.org.

2.29.16 
Education Advertising Awards Announced 

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In the 31st Annual Education Advertising Awards, Cherry+Company won a total of 13 awards for outstanding work in the educational marketplace, including 2 Gold Awards. In the last 4 years, Cherry and Company has won a total of 72 Educational Advertising Awards in addition to other honors. Kudos go to our exceptional clients as well as our incredible team at Cherry who made this honor possible. Thank you!

31st Annual Educational Advertising Awards

GOLD 
Extreme Academy & Learning Center, CA, Magazine Ad
Benchmark School, Media, PA, Website

SILVER
Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington, NC, Brochure 
Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington, NC, Total Recruitment Package
University of Tampa, FL, Student Viewbook

BRONZE
San Diego French American School, CA, Brochure 
The Da Vinci School, TX, Website

MERIT 
Alpine Academy, FL, Website  
Denver Academy, CO, Pocket Folder  
Denver Academy, CO, Brochure
El Dorado Private Day School, AZ, Pocket Folder
Glades Day School, FL, website
San Diego French American School, CA, Website 

1.10.16       
Cherry+Company in association with Connor Associates partners with Brehm Preparatory School

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We are pleased to partner with Connor Associates in their strategic marketing and branding research for Brehm Preparatory School, located in Carbondale, IL. For more than 30 years, Brehm has been an innovator in educating children with multiple learning differences. Their holistic approach, caring support, and cutting-edge instruction combine to transform students academically, socially, and emotionally.

1.07.16       
Connor Associates and Cherry+Company partner with Francis Parker School
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Connor Associates Strategic Services, LLC has been selected to conduct a comprehensive, strategic advancement study with Chicago’s Francis W. Parker School. Liz Cherry will be partnering with Connor to provide brand strategy as part of the study. Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, Parker is among the top progressive schools in the country with 940 students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade.

11.16.15
Liz Cherry presents at FCIS Conference

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Liz Cherry presented workshops at the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS) Conference in Orlando on Friday, November 9th. The sessions were well attended and the topic presented was "Perception is Reality: Why Brand Messaging is Essential for Effective Word of Mouth Marketing. Thanks to all who attended and participated. 

11.02.15          
The Williams School partners with Cherry+Company

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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner once again with The Williams School to design a new custom website. Located in Norfolk, VA, the TWS is an independent K – 8 coeducational day school established in 1927. The project will commence with an onsite visit to their campus. We are extremely pleased to have been chosen for this exciting new project.

10.30.15
Chery+Company moves to new offices

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Cherry+Company has moved to a new office in the Tampa Bay area. Our new address: 11000 49th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33708.

10.22.15 
Foundation Academy  selects Cherry+Company

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Cherry+Company, has been selected to conduct a brand analysis for the Foundation Academy, serving grades PK through 12. Since 1958, Foundation Academy has served the greater Orlando area with a quality Christian education. We are delighted to have been chosen for this project and look forward to visiting both campuses in the upcoming months.

10.09.15
Liz Cherry presents at McKay Coalition Conference

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Liz Cherry presented workshops at the McKay Coalition Conference in Orlando on Friday Oct 9th. Thanks to all who attended and participated. The Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools provides unique programs to schools, students and families. The conference focuses on Best Business Practices and Best Curriculum Practices.

9.30.15
MacDonald Training Center partners with Cherry+Company to rebrand 

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MacDonald Training Center has partnered with Cherry+Company to rebrand. Located in Tampa, Fl, the agency is dedicated to empowering individuals with developmental disabilities to lead the lives they choose through life and job skills training, community based residential support and employment opportunities. We look forward to working with this dynamic organization.  

 
9.17.15 
The Neighborhood Academy launches new custom website!
 
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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for The Neighborhood Academy, a college-preparatory, independent school. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, the academy’s mission is to break the generational cycle of poverty by preparing low-income youth for college and citizenship, serving students in grades 8 12. You may visit their new website at www.theneighborhoodacademy.org.

9.15.15
Cherry+Company partners with National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) to provide new website design

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Cherry+Company has partnered with National Catholic Educational Association to design a new website. NCEA is a voluntary association of Catholic school educators and institutions and is the largest private professional education organization in the world, representing 150,000 Catholic educators serving 6 million students in Catholic elementary and secondary schools, in religious education programs, in seminaries, and in colleges and universities.

9.1.15 
Saint John Paul II Academy unveils new brand  

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Saint John Paul II Academy selected Cherry to develop their strategic brand identity and website. Saint John Paul II Academy is a Catholic coeducational college preparatory school located in Boca Raton, FL.

08.15.15
Liz Cherry to speak at Coalition of McKay Schools State Conference

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Liz Cherry will be speaking at the Coalition of McKay Schools State Conference on Friday, October 9th. Conference will be held in Orlando, FL. We look forward to seeing you there! Register for the event here

08.09.15
New Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School launches website!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the website launch for Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School (DDCES) – a new charter school opening for the 2015/16 school year in Doral, FL. DDCES offers a unique dual language curriculum preparing students to excel in a complex global society -  an educational experience that is inspiring, empowering and where a little magic happens every day. Please visit their new website at www.ddces.org/ 

07.03.15
Mark your calendar for the 2015 FCIS Convention

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Mark your calendars to attend the 2015 FCIS Inspiring Greatness Convention to be he held in Orlando, FL on November 5 -6, Liz Cherry, President of Cherry+ Company, will speak on the topic, Perception is Reality: Why Brand Messaging is Essential for Effective Word of Mouth Marketing. Bring your questions and join the conversation. Stay tuned for more details. 

6.30.15
Stop by and see us at the RenWeb Power Conference July 14-16 

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The RenWeb Power Conference is just around the corner in San Antonio, TX. Liz Cherry’s session will focus on the steps to Building a Better Brand. Be sure to stop by our booth and ask about our Conference Specials!

6.14.15         
Pardes Jewish Day School chooses Cherry+Company for new website design
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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with Pardes Jewish Day School to design a new custom website enabling them to showcase their brand. Pardes, located in Scottsdale, AZ, prepares students to become outstanding members of society through a rigorous secular and Judaic education, a nurturing community, and a foundation in Reform Judaism that welcomes all Jewish traditions. We are extremely pleased to have been chosen for this exciting new project.

6.1.15
Oak Hall School selects Cherry for Brand project

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Cherry+Company is delighted to once again partner with Oak Hall School, an independent FCIS school in Gainesville, FL. Guided by the ideals of “scholarship, leadership and service”, Oak Hall serves students PreK through 12th grade with diverse backgrounds who can benefit from a challenging college preparatory program. The rebrand process will include creation of a new brand identity and marketing materials.

5.28.15
Interventions Unlimited new website unveiled!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Interventions Unlimited. Located in Oviedo, FL,  Interventions is a leading ABA provider in the central Florida area dedicated to providing applied behavior analysis services of the highest quality. Their mission is to enable children to achieve maximum potential in their homes, schools, and community by teaching them adaptive skills and behaviors.  We are delighted to have been a part of this project. Please visit their new website at www.interventionsunlimited.com.

5.9.15
Orangewood Christian School launches new website!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Orangewood Christian School. Located in Maintland, FL. Orangewood Christian School serves students Pre-K through 12th grade where children of believers are mentored and taught academics, technology, fine arts and athletics from a reformed Christian perspective, encouraging them to discover and use their unique gifts and talents to God’s glory. Please visit their new website at www.orangewoodchristian.org.

4.17.15
Sacred Heart Academy partners with Cherry+Company

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Sacred Heart Academy has partnered with Cherry+Company. This project will include brand messaging and the creation of a new website for both the Academy and the Parish. Sacred Heart Academy and Parish are located in Mount Pleasant, MI. The Academy serves students K -12th grade and provides a balanced curriculum to strengthen mind, body, and spirits so students can reach their full potential. We look forward to visiting their campus and working on this project!

4.06.15
Liz Cherry to speak at 2015 RenWeb Power Conference

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Cherry+Company will attend and conduct informative sessions at the upcoming RenWeb Power Conference to be held July 14th – 16th in San Antonito, TX. Sign up for the “Step-by-Step: Building A Better Brand” session.
We look forward to seeing you there!

3.26.15
El Dorado Private School chooses Cherry+Company for Brand project

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El Dorado Private School has chosen Cherry for Visual Brand Development. This project will include the creation of new website and marketing materials. El Dorado Private School is located in Scottsdale, AZ and serves students in Pre-K through 8th grade. We are looking forward to visiting their campus in early April.

03.03.15
Cherry+Company to partner with Pine Crest School for Strategic Plan Brochure

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Pine Crest has chosen Cherry to create a new Strategic Plan Brochure for their school. Pine Crest School is located in Fort Lauderdale Fl, and embraces a heritage of family and family values. The school serves Pre-K through 12th grade students encouraging academic excellence, athletic accomplishments and cultural appreciation. We look forward to partnering with them on this project.

2.25.15
Education Advertising Awards Announced

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In the 30th Annual Education Advertising Awards, Cherry+Company wins a total of 12 awards for outstanding work in the educational marketplace, including 4 Gold Awards. In the last 6 years, Cherry and Company has won a total of 132 Educational Advertising Awards in addition to other honors. Kudos go to our exceptional clients and our incredible team at Cherry who made this honor possible. Thank you!

30th Annual Educational Advertising Awards

GOLD
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Student Viewbook with Envelope
The Covenant School, Dallas, TX, Website Design
Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington, NC, Magazine Series
Benchmark School, Media, PA, Admissions Brochure

SILVER
Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington, NC, Direct Mail
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Brochure

BRONZE
Benchmark School, Media, PA, Other Special Publications
Yongsan International School of Seoul, Korea, Total Recruitment Package

MERIT
Grace Christian Academy, Knoxville, TN, Website Design
Mount Pisgah Christian School, GA, Website Design
St. Luke’s Episcopal School, San Antonio, TX, Website Design
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL Annual Report

2.16.15
Brazos Christian School launches new website!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Brazos Christian School. Located in Bryan, TX, Brazos Christian School is a nondenominational Pre-K through 12th grade schools committed to providing a classical preparatory curriculum from a Biblical Wordlview. Please visit their new website at www.bcseagles.org.

2.09.15
Save the dates! Mark your calendar for the 2015 RenWeb Power Conference

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Welcome to the Alamo! RenWeb has announced details for the 2015 Power Conference to be held July 14th - 16th in San Antonio, TX. Stay tuned for more details. We look forward to seeing you there!

2.03.15
Alpine Academy launches new website!

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Cherry is delighted to announce the launch of a new website for Alpine Academy. Located in the Oviedo and Winter Springs area, Alpine Academy provides exceptional educational opportunities for students with unique learning needs such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities or children with other behavioral or emotional needs. Please visit their new website at www.myalpine.org.

1.31.15
Sarasota Christian School chooses Cherry+Company for Brand project

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Sarasota Christian School has chosen Cherry to create a new Visual Brand Development. This project will include the creation of new website and marketing materials. Sarasota Christian School located in Sarasota Fl, offers Pre-K through 12th grade students an exceptional faith-based education that focuses on the whole child. We welcome them to our Cherry family.

1.20.15
Cherry+Company to work with Pope John Paul II High School on new Visual Brand

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Pope John Paul II High School has contracted with Cherry for a new Visual Brand. This project will also include a new website design which will showcase their new look. Pope John Paul II High School, located in Boca Raton, FL, is a Catholic, coeducational college preparatory school with a rigorous academic curriculum designed to prepare students for success in college and in life.

1.15.15
Four new schools partner with Cherry+Company for School Site websites

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We are pleased to announce new website projects for four new schools: Woodstream Christian School (Mitchellville, MD); West Sound Academy (Poulssbo, WA); Abilene Christian School (Abilene, TX); and Valley Fellowship Christian Academy (Huntsville, AL). Cherry will create new School Site designs for websites that will integrate with RenWeb. Stay tuned for future launch dates.

12.22.14
Landing Page launches for Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School

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Cherry is excited to announce the launch of a new landing page for Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School. Please visit the new landing page at www.ddces.org and stay tuned for their new full website coming soon! Their new state-of-the-art facility will offer a comprehensive dual curriculum education and is scheduled for opening Fall of 2015.

12.05.14
St. Luke’s Episcopal School launches new website

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Cherry is excited to announce that St. Luke’s Episcopal School has launched their new website design. St. Luke’s is an independent school located in San Antonio, TX, instilling the three pillars of scholarship, leadership and citizenship in generations of students for more than 65 years. Check out their new looks at www.sles-sa.org.

12.01.14
Mount Pisgah Christian School Wins Gold
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Cherry is excited to announce that Mount Pisgah Christian School wins a Gold award for outstanding website design in the 2014 Annual Education Digital Marketing Awards. Mount Pisgah Christian School is located in John’s Creek, GA. Check out their new website design at www.experiencepisgah.org.

11.30.14      
Connor Associates and Cherry+Company partner with San Diego French-American School

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Cherry is delighted with the opportunity to once again partner with Connor Associates on the rebranding for San Diego French American School. Located in La Jolla, CA, SDFAS is an independent co-ed school serving students ages 2 through 13 and offers a dual language immersion program in French and English. With an enrollment of 350 students, SDFAS is one of the 43 French international schools in the United States, and the only fully accredited Pre-K-8th grade school in San Diego.

11.30.14      
Cherry welcomes Kirby Hall School to the Cherry family  
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Cherry+Company is pleased to announce their partnership with Kirby Hall School in Austin Texas. This project will include brand messaging with new website. Kirby Hall offers a traditional course of study, small classes and individual attention to prepare bright and kind young people for a life of success. We are looking forward to spending time on their campus in December.

11.15.14       
Four new schools partner with Cherry+Company for School Site websites    
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We are pleased to announce new website projects for four new schools: The Neighborhood Academy (Pittsburgh, PA), Christian Heritage Academy (Del City, OK), Christian Heritage School (Trumbull, CT), and Rivendell School (Fort Collins, CO). Cherry will design websites which will integrate with their RenWeb SIS. Stay tuned for future launch dates.

11.11.14       
Denver Academy chooses Cherry+Company   
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Denver Academy has chosen Cherry+Company to develop their new brand. Denver Academy is one of the leading schools for diverse learners in the United States. We are very excited to be working with Denver’s leadership team to help take their marketing efforts to the next level.

10.15.14       
Cherry selected to brand new charter school in South Florida   
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Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School is scheduled for to open Fall of 2015. Cherry has been selected to partner in this new venture. DDCE will offer an immersive bilingual educational experience. Stay tuned for more details.

10.06.14       
Schools launch new websites   
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Cherry is excited to announce two schools have launched new websites designs. Pre-designed options enable schools to benefit from professionally designed websites at an affordable price. The designs are customized with the school’s colors, logo, navigation and photography to give each site a unique look. Please visit Teurlings Catholic High School (LaFayette, LA) at www.tchs.net and Victory World Christian School (Norcross, GA) at www.vwcs.org.

10.03.14         
Mark your calendar for the upcoming FCIS Convention  
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On November 20th, at the 2014 FCIS Convention, join Liz Cherry, President of Cherry+ Company, as she joins Ilene Hackett, Director of Marketing and Communications for St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School and Jeremy Canody, Director of Communications for Berkeley Preparatory School, addressing the challenges marketing/communications practitioners face in implementing and maintaining a brand. How do you get all of your constituents to reinforce your brand, how do you fund it and how do you know when a good idea is not working? Bring your questions and join the conversation.

10.01.14       
Coalition of McKay Schools Annual Conference around the corner
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Be sure to stop by and visit with us at the upcoming Coalition of McKay Scholarship Schools Annual Conference to be held in Orlando, FL on Friday, October 10th.

9.01.14     
New websites designs launched
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Cherry+Company is delighted to announce the recent launch of four new custom website designs.

Open Door Christian Schools was founded in 1976 and located in Elyria, OH. They are a premier co-educational, college preparatory school serving children from pre-school to grade 12. Please visit the new site: www.odcs.org.

Trader’s Point Christian Academy, located in Whitestown, IN serves students K-12 providing a Christian education with a biblical worldview. Check out their new design at www.tpcs.org.

Founded in 1868, St. Joseph High School is the only nationally accredited exemplary high school serving the Victoria, TX community. Please visit their site at www.stjvictoria.com.

Founded in 1969 on rigorous academics and strong Judeo Christian values, George Walton Academy is located in Monroe, GA and serves students K4 -12. Please visit GWA at www.gwa.com.

These websites are all hosted with RenWeb School Site and benefit from their dynamic CMS system.

8.29.14     
Three schools partner with Cherry for new custom website designs 
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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with Glades Day School (FL), School of St. Mary (IL), and The da Vinci School (TX) to design custom websites. These schools have selected the RenWeb School Site product which will integrate with their RenWeb SMS. Custom designed websites will enable each school to showcase their brand and position themselves in a way that reflects their unique qualities and personality. Stay posted for launch dates!

8.15.14        
Under Construction Page launches for St. Luke’s Episcopal School
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The new website for St. Luke’s Episcopal School is well under way and will be coming soon! Check out the new Landing Page while this site is under Construction at www.sles-sa.org!

8.01.14     
School Site website design news 
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We are pleased to announce that the following schools have chosen Cherry+Company to design custom websites as part of the RenWeb School Site offering: St. Pius X Catholic High School,
Schechter School of Long Island, Orangewood Christian School, Columbia Academy, and Southwest Christian School. We are delighted to be working with each of these schools on their website projects. Stay tuned for launch dates.

8.01.14       
New Designed Mount Pisgah Christian School website launches for new school year  
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We are pleased to announce that the newly designed website for Mount Pisgah Christian School (Johns Creek, GA) has launched for the upcoming 2014/2015 school year. Check out the re-design and all the cool features included at www.experiencepisgah.org.

7.20.14        
2014 RenWeb Power Conference a success
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Cherry+Company had a great time at the RenWeb Power Conference in Atlanta and we hope you did too! We would like to thank each attendee who visited our booth – it was so nice to meet those of you who stopped by as well as those who attended our sessions. Congratulations to Kathy Dorn at Greenwood Christian School, the lucky winner of our mini iPad drawing.

6.21.14        
Mark your calendars for the 2014 RenWeb Power Conference
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Cherry+Company will attend and conduct informative sessions at the upcoming RenWeb Power Conference to be held July 8 – 10 in Atlanta, GA. Stop by our booth and register for our drawing. One lucky winner will be eligible for an iPad mini. We look forward to seeing you there!

6.14.14          
St. Luke’s Episcopal School partners with Cherry+Company
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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with St. Luke’s Episcopal School to design a new custom website enabling them to showcase their brand. St. Luke’s, located in San Antonio, Texas, is a nationally recognized independent school that balances traditional and innovative practices to offer a vigorous education experience. We are extremely pleased to have been chosen for this exciting new project.

5.05.14         
Cherry+Company in association with Connor Associates partner with Cape Fear Academy
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Once again, Cherry+Company is delighted with the opportunity to partner with Connor Associates on the rebranding for Cape Fear Academy. Cape Fear Academy, located in Wilmington, NC, is an exceptional learning community committed to discovering and developing individual potential, preparing each student for success in college and life. We look forward to working on this project.

5.05.14         
Eleven new schools partner with Cherry+Company for School Site websites
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We are pleased to announce new website projects for eleven new schools: American Youth Academy(Tampa, FL), Palmetto Christian Academy(Mount Pleasant, SC), Christian Heritage of Longview (Logview, TX), West Valley Christian School (Goodyear, AZ), Greenville Christian School (Greenville, TX), Montessori School of Maui (HI), Cornerstone Community School (Tallmadge, OH), Hong Kong Adventist, Teurlings Catholic High School (Layfayette, LA) Immaculate Conception School (North Little Rock, AR) and Liberty Preparatory Christian Academy (Moresville, NC). Cherry will create new School Site designs websites which will integrate with RenWeb. Stay tuned for future launch dates.

4.01.14           
Schools select Cherry+Company for new School Site websites
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We are pleased to announce new website projects for Rock Springs Christian (Milner, GA), The Westview School (Houston, TX), Casas Christian School (Tucson, AZ), Upper Room Christian School (Dix Hills, NY), Grace Christian School (Bowie, MD) and Concord Christian School (Knoxville, TN). Cherry will create new designs for their School Site websites which will integrate with RenWeb. Stay tuned for future launch dates.

3.26.14          
George Walton Academy selects Cherry+Company for new website design
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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with George Walton Academy (Monroe, GA) to design a custom website. George Walton Academy is an independent, nonprofit, co-educational day school dedicated to providing a leanrning environment in which a young person can grow, learn, be challenged and find success. We are genuinely excited ot a part of this project. We welcome GWA to the Cherry family. Stay posted for launch date.

3.14.14      
Cherry Wins Best of Show 

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In the 29th Annual Education Advertising Awards, Cherry+Company won a total of 24 awards for outstanding work in the educational marketplace, including 5 Gold Awards and 1 Best of Show. In the last 5 years, Cherry and Company has won a total of 117 Educational Advertising Awards in addition to other honors. Kudos go to our exceptional clients and our incredible team at Cherry who made this honor possible. Thank you!

29th Annual Educational Advertising Awards 
Total Awards – 24

BEST IN SHOW
Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL, Magazine Ad

GOLD - 5
Cape Henry Collegiate,  Virginia Beach, VA, Internal Posters
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Social Media Hub – Mash-up Page
Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL, Magazine Ad
St. Michaels’ Episcopal Day School, Carmichael, CA, Direct Mail Campaign 
The University of Tampa, Tampa, Fl , Student Viewbook

SILVER - 6
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Publication External – Alumni Magazine
Canterbury School, Fort Myers, FL, Admissions Pocket Folder  
Cape Henry Collegiate, Virginia Beach, VA, Website
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Annual Fund Video
St. Michaels’ Episcopal Day School, Carmichael, CA, Brochure
The University of Tampa, Tampa, Fl , Student Viewbook

BRONZE - 3
Cape Henry Collegiate, Virginia Beach, VA, Ad Campaign
Orangewood Christian School, Maitland, FL, Magazine Ad  
Riverfield Country Day School, Tulsa, OK, Website

MERIT - 10
Alexander Montessori School, Miami, FL, Recruitment Package 
Alexander Montessori School, Miami, FL, Brochure
Cape Henry Collegiate,  Virginia Beach, VA, Student Viewbook
Hinsdale Adventist Academy, Hinsdale, IL, Website 
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, Melbourne, FL, Student Viewbook 
New Garden Friends School, Greensboro, NC, Website
Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX, Student Viewbook 
The First Academy, Orlando, FL, Direct Mail Campaign 
Wakefield School, The Plains, VA, Direct Mail Campaign
Yongsan International School of Seoul, Seoul, Korea, Magazine Ad

2.01.14           
Interventions Unlimited and Alpine Academy partner with Cherry
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We are delighted that Cherry has been selected for a rebranding project for Interventions Unlimited and Alpine Academy (an Interventions Unlimited affiliate) in Central Florida specializing in ABA services for individuals with learning or behavioral difficulties. The rebrand will include new website designs for each of these entities.

1.24.14        
NAIS Annual Conference just around the corner
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Visit us at The NAIS Annual Conference focusing on the theme “Dare to Explore and Discover” on February 26-28, 2014, in Orlando, Florida at the Swan and Dolphin Resort. We are looking forward to seeing familiar faces and friends.

1.20.14       
Cherry+Company announces three new School Site website projects  
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We welcome Foothills Community Christian School (Great Falls, MT), Baugo Community School (Elkhart, IN), and Cornerstone Academy (Morristown, TN) to the Cherry+Company family! Cherry will create new designs for their School Site website which will integrate with RenWeb.

12.12.13       
Pacific Point Christian School partners with Cherry+Company for brand project
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Pacific Point Christian School chose Cherry+Company to develop their strategic brand identity. Pacific Point Christian located in Gilroy, CA, represents a merger between West Point Christian School and Anchor Point Academy. We welcome them to our Cherry family and look forward to partnering with them on this project.

11.30.13        
New schools partner with Cherry for School Site websites
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We are pleased to announce new website projects for Lake Mead Christian (Henderson, NV), Holy Trinity Catholic School (Dallas, TX), The Brook Hill School’s American Freedom Museum (Bullard, TX) and Holy Trinity Catholic School (Grapevine, TX). Cherry will create new designs for their School Site websites which will integrate with RenWeb. Stay tuned for future launch dates.

11.30.13        
Cherry+Company in association with Connor & Associates partner with Benchmark School
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In association with Connor & Associates, we are pleased to have the opportunity to partner with Benchmark School located in Media, PA.  For 43 years, Benchmark School has been internationally recognized for excellence, providing an exceptional education to bright students in grades 1-8 who may have dyslexia, auditory processing difficulties, ADD, ADHD, executive functioning difficulties, or language-based learning differences. The comprehensive project will include predictive modeling, internal and external image audits, rebranding and new admission materials and website.

11.15.13        
The Covenant School partners with Cherry for School Site website 
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We welcome The Covenant School located in Dallas, Texas, to our Cherry family. We look forward to partnering with on a new School Site custom website design and mobile website. Established in 1993, The Covenant School is a classical, Christ-centered, and college preparatory K – 12 school.

11.7.13        
Two new schools partners with Cherry for School Site website 
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We welcome Crescent Avenue Christian School (Buena Park, CA) and Hanson Memorial High School (Franklin, LA) to the Cherry+Company family! Cherry will create a new design for their School Site website which will integrate with RenWeb.

11.04.13        
FCIS Convention just around the corner
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The FCIS Convention, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Airport, November 6-8, in Orlando, FL is just around the corner. Please stop by our booth – we would welcome the opportunity to meet you.

11.01.13     
Traders Point Christian Academy chooses Cherry+Company for custom website design
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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with Traders Point Christian Academy located in Whitestown, IN. Cherry will create a new custom website design which integrates with RenWeb and a social mash-up page. We are looking forward to working on this project.

10.7.13     
Cherry+Company to work with Mount Pisgah Christian School on website re-design
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Cherry+Company is once again thrilled to partner with Mount Pisgah Christian School to redesign their website. Mount Pisgah Christian is located in Johns Creek, GA and provides an outstanding college-preparatory education grounded in Christian Faith and values. Cherry will create a new custom website design including mobile and a social mash-up page. We are looking forward to this opportunity!

10.01.13  
Liz Cherry to speak at Coalition of McKay Schools State Conference
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Liz Cherry will be speaking on “Marketing 101” at the Coalition of McKay Schools State Conference on Friday, October 11th. Conference will be held in Orlando, FL.

9.27.13   
Mark your calendar for the upcoming FCIS Convention  

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Cherry+Company will attend the 2013 FCIS Convention, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Airport, November 6-8, Orlando, FL. We hope to see you there!

9.24.13   
Open Door Christian and Brazos Christian School partner with
Cherry for new School Site website designs 

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Cherry+Company is delighted to partner with Open Door Christian School (Elyria, OH) and Brazos Christian School (Bryan, TX) to design custom websites. Custom designed websites enable each school to showcase their brand and position themselves in a way that reflects their unique qualities and personality. Stay posted for launch dates!

9.05.13   
Cherry+Company starts brand re-imaging process with
visit to Yongsan International School of Seoul in Korea  

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We are very excited to be working with Yongsan International School of Seoul on a new brand. A recent 5 day visit was the kick-off to this exciting new international project including onsite photography.

9.01.13   
Cape Henry Collegiate launches new website  

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Cherry+Company is delighted to announce the launch of two new websites. Cape Henry Collegiate is the oldest accredited Prekindergarten through Grade 12, college-preparatory, coeducational, independent, day school in Virginia Beach, VA. Cherry+Company's design of their new site showcases their new brand. The site is hosted with Whipple Hill and benefits from their dynamic CMS system. Please visit the new site: www.capehenrycollegiate.org.

8.05.13   
Riverfield Country Day School launches new website.  

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Riverfield Country Day School, located in Tulsa, OK, recently launched a new website hosted by School Site which can be viewed at www.riverfield.org.

7.30.13  
School Site clients launch new websites featuring template designs  

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Pre-designed templates enable schools to benefit from professionally designed websites at an affordable price. The templates are customized with the school’s colors, logo, navigation and photography to give each site a unique look. Oxford University School in Oxford, MS can be viewed at www.ouschool.org. St. Pius Elementary can be viewed at www.stpiuselementary.org. Desert Christian School located in Tucson, AZ can be viewed at www.desertchristian.org.

6.18.13   
Cherry partners with Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy  

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We are thrilled to partner with Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy located in Melbourne FL. As Brevard's premiere private school, Holy Trinity is committed to providing a challenging curriculum and spiritual atmosphere affording students every opportunity to pursue intellectual fulfillment, strengthen character, and develop lifelong morals and values. We will be on campus for a 2 day photo shoot capturing images which will help us tell the Holy Trinity story in new admissions materials.

5.15.13   
San Jacinto Christian Academy chooses Cherry+Company  

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San Jacinto Christian Academy chose Cherry+Company as their ongoing marketing partner. We will work together to crystallize their brand messaging to convey their unique story through a new website, admissions and development materials. This independent, non denominational Christian school located in Amarillo, TX, serves students PK-12 and is committed to teaching all subject matters from a biblical worldview.

4.10.13   
Cherry+Company to speak at NCAIS conference 

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Cherry+Company will be an exhibitor at the NCAIS conference at the Cannon School in Concord, NC on April 23. Brand expert, Liz Cherry, will be speaking at one of the sessions. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

3.01.13   
Cherry Wins 23 Education Advertising Awards!!! 

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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 28th Annual Education Advertising Awards. Cherry+Company won 23 awards for outstanding work in the educational marketplace, including 8 Gold Awards. In the last 4 years, Cherry and Company has won a total of 93 Educational Advertising Awards in addition to other honors. Great teamwork!!!

28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards
Total Awards – 23

GOLD - 8
Alexander Montessori School, Miami, FL, Website
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Publication External – Winter Magazine
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Other- Pocket Folder + Inserts
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Outdoor Billboard Campaign
Palm Beach Day Academy, West Palm Beach, FL, Magazine Series Ads
Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX, Newspaper Single Ad
Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX, Internal Publication - Poster
The Green Vale School, Long Island, NY, Total Recruitment Package

SILVER - 5
North Cobb Christian School, Kennesaw, GA, Admissions Brochure
Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX, Website
The First Academy, Orlando, FL, Magazine Single Ad
The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Annual Report
The University of Tampa, Tampa, Fl , Student Viewbook

BRONZE -3
Alexander Montessori School, Miami, FL, Magazine Single Ad
Metrolina Christian Academy, Indian Trail, NC, Website
Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL, Newspaper Single Ad

MERIT -7
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Publication External - Summer Magazine
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Website
Indian Rocks Christian School, Largo, FL, Website
Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX, Newspaper Single Ad
The Green Vale School, Long Island, NY, Direct Mail Campaign
The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Search Piece
The Village Christian Academy, Fayetteville, NC, Website

3.01.13   
Rawson Saunders School in Austin, TX launches new site www.rawsonsaunders.org

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We are very excited to announce the launch of Rawson Saunders' new website. Located in Austin, Rawson Saunders is the only full-curriculum school in Central Texas for children with dyslexia.

Cherry+Company's design of their new site showcases their new brand. The site is hosted with Finalsite and benefits from their dynamic CMS system. Please visit the new site: www.rawsonsaunders.org. It’s extraordinary!

12.05.12   
Hutchison School in Memphis, TN launches new site www.hutchisonschool.org

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We are very excited to announce the launch of the brand new Hutchison School Website!

Hutchison is an all-girls school in Memphis, TN

Their brand new, Cherry+Company designed website, features a newly developed tagline, new colors, new brand messaging and a refreshed logo. Working with and within the Blackbaud CMS system, we are so proud of the final product and can't wait for you to take a look. Feel free to visit: www.hutchisonschool.org. Enjoy!

9.18.12   
Stop by and see us at the upcoming FCIS Conference 

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Be sure to visit our booth at the FCIS Conference, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, November 8-9, Orlando, FL.  Check back for additional details.

8.31.12  
What a difference a brand makes at Rawson Saunders School, Austin, TX 

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During a recent visit to Rawson Saunders School in Texas, we were thrilled to see the results of the “rebranding process” in action!  In a short 7 months, the school has been transformed.  Laura Steinbach, Head of School, reports that morale of parents, students and teachers is at an all time high and enrollment is the highest experienced for the beginning of a school year.

7.24.12 
2012 RenWeb Power conference a success  

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Thanks to all who stopped by our booth at last week’s RenWeb Power Conference.  It was great to catch up with old friends and meet new ones!  Congratulations to Mariner’s Christian School, the lucky winner of our drawing.  We look forward to working with you.

7.09.12
Stop by and see us at the upcoming 2012 RenWeb Power conference.  

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Cherry+Company will attend the RenWeb Power Conference to be held July 17-19 in Anaheim, CA. Stop by our booth and register for our drawing. One lucky winner will be eligible for a discounted website design. We look forward to seeing you there!

6.15.12
Boos Development Group launches new website! 

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We are proud to announce the debut of the new brand and website for Boos Development Group, headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. The new website was unveiled at The Global Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas with more than 30,000 people in attendance. We invite you to visit www.boosdevelopment.com

6.15.12
Cape Henry Collegiate School chooses Cherry+Company 

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Cape Henry Collegiate School chose Cherry+Company to develop their brand messaging and visual brand. This independent, K-12, day school is located in Virginia Beach, VA and serves nearly 950 students. We are very excited to be working with Cape Henry’s leadership team to help take their marketing efforts to the next level.

5.28.12
St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal School rebrands 

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Cherry+Company has been selected by St. Thomas to develop their strategic brand identity and website. President, Liz Cherry recently had the pleasure of meeting with St. Thomas leaders in Nassau Bay, Texas, where the school is located. St. Thomas provides a learning community in the Episcopal tradition that nurtures the intellectual and spiritual growth in children through grade five.

4.01.12
NCAIS Conference in Durham, NC  

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Cherry will be exhibiting at the NCAIS Conference for Admission, Marketing, and Public Relations Professionals to be held at The Hill Center in Durham, North Carolina on April 27, 2012.  Be sure to stop by and see us!

3.31.12
Rawson Saunders School unveils their new brand during Gala Event
in Austin Texas

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Rawson Sanders School selected Cherry to develop their strategic brand identity, marketing materials and website. Rawson Saunders School, located in Austin, Texas, offers a unique program that develops the full potential of children with dyslexia through an extraordinary educational experience. The new brand was unveiled during their annual gala held on March 31 at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas.

3.01.12
Cherry wins 20 Education Advertising Awards!

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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 27th Annual Education Advertising Awards. Cherry+Company won 20 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace, including four Gold Awards and Best of Show. During the past three years, Cherry+Company has won a total of 70 Education Advertising Awards in addition to other honors.

Gold Awards 
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Philanthropy Report
New Creation Christian Academy, McDonough, GA, Pocket Folder
The University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Student Viewbook
Westerly School, Long Beach, CA, Website

Silver Awards 
Claiborne Christian School, West Monroe, LA, Admissions Brochure
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Newspaper Ad/Series
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Newspaper Ad/Single
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Outdoor Billboard
Indian Rocks Christian School, Largo, FL, Direct Mail Campaign

Bronze Awards 
San Jose Episcopal Day School, Jacksonville, FL, Website

Merit 
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Commemorative Magazine
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Annual Fund Brochure
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Newspaper Ad/Single – Girl to Great
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Newspaper Ad/Single – Brilliant Minds Are Not Single Minded
Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, Outdoor – Brilliant Minds Are Not Single Minded
Living Word Christian, O’Fallon, MO, Website
Strong Rock Christian School, Locust Grove, GA, Website
The Solomon Schechter Day School, West Hartford, CT, Website

2.24.12
FACCS Conference a success 

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Cherry+Company had a great time at the FACCS Conference in Orlando and we hope you did too. We would like to thank each attendee who visited our booth – it was so nice to meet those of you who stopped by. Congratulations to the five lucky winners of our USB Drive raffle. The USB drives were loaded with great how-to tips on capturing award-winning photographs for your school.

1.30.12
Boos Development Group, Inc. chooses Cherry to rebrand 

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Cherry+Company was chosen by Boos Development Group of Clearwater, FL to develop their new brand identity, marketing materials and website. Boos Development Group has consistently delivered freestanding retail projects for some of the nation’s preeminent companies including CVS/pharmacy, Family Dollar, JP Morgan Chase Bank, McDonalds, Starbucks, Outback restaurant concepts, Tires Plus, 7-Eleven, Dunkin’ Donuts and many others.

12.20.11
Stop by and see us at the upcoming FACCS Conference

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Be sure to visit our booth at the FACCS Administrators’ Conference 2012, which will be held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, February 23 – 24, Orlando, FL

11.01.11
Rawson Saunders School of Austin, TX, partners with Cherry+Company

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Rawson Saunders School recently partnered with Cherry+Company to develop their brand messaging and visual brand. Rawson-Saunders is the only full-curriculum school in Central Texas specifically for students with dyslexia. We are looking forward to working with the school's leadership to help them take their marketing effort to the next level.

10.17.11
Covenant Christian School of Conroe, TX, selects Cherry+Company

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Covenant Christian is a non-denominational Christian School known for its high Standardized Achievement Scores, State Championships in Athletics and a faculty full of teachers that are certified above Texas State standards. CCS selected Cherry+Company because of our expertise in working with independent schools and specifically, faith-based schools.

5.09.11
Stop by and see us at these upcoming conferences

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Liz Cherry, President of Cherry+Company, will be speaking on a variety of topics.
• 2011 NYSAIS Institutional Advancement Conference, June 20 - 22, New Paltz, NY
• RenWeb Power Conference , July 19- 21, Orlando, FL
• FCIS Convention 11, November 17-18, Weston, FL

4.30.11
Liz Cherry will be speaking at upcoming RenWeb Power Conference

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Liz Cherry will be speaking at the upcoming RenWeb Power Conference, July 19 – 21, Orlando, FL. Workshops will include: Take The Guesswork Out of Your Marketing Efforts: Capitalizing on Today’s QR Code Technology; Leveraging Your Website into a Stronger Brand for Your School; and Brand Marketing: Assessing and Developing Your School Brand.

4.15.11
School Site website design news

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We are pleased to announce that the following schools have chosen Cherry+Company to design custom websites as part of the RenWeb School Site offering: Solomon Schecter Day School, West Hartford, CT; Topeka Collegiate School, Topeka, KS; Southwest Florida Christian Academy, Fort Meyers, FL; Desert Christian Schools, Lancaster, CA. New template design customers include The Brighton School, Baton Rouge, LA; Russell Christian Academy, Meridian, MS; Providence Christian School, Dothan, AL; Hosanna Christian School, Klamath Falls, OR; Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, Scott, LA; Trinity Oaks Christian Academy, Cary, IL; Walnut Creek Christian Academy, Walnut Creek, CA; Cornerstone Christian Academy, Philadelphia, PA; and Highland Christian Academy, Elgin, IL.

3.01.11
Cherry wins 17 Admissions Marketing Awards!

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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 26th Annual Admissions Advertising Awards. Cherry+Company won 17 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace, including five prestigious gold awards. During the past two years, Cherry+Company has won 50 admissions advertising awards.

Gold Award
Grandview Preparatory School , Website
North Florida Christian Academy, Search Piece
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Annual Report
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Capital Campaign Newsletter
The Weiss School, Brochure

Silver Awards
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Direct Mail

Bronze Awards
Palm Beach Day Academy, Brochure
Palm Beach Day Academy, Total Adv Campaign Campaign
The University of Tampa, Student Viewbook

Merit
Fisher Island Day School, Total Recruitment
Friends School of Wilmington, Website
Hill Country Christian School of Austin, Website
Palm Beach Day Academy, Student Viewbook
Riviera School, Website
The University of Tampa, Annual 10th Anniversary Report
The University of Tampa, Campus Life Brochure
The University of Tampa, Health & Wellness Center

2.15.11
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) partners with Cherry+Company to rebrand.

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ABWE, International has partnered with Cherry+Company to rebrand. We are looking forward to working with the leadership of this mission agency to help them take their worldwide message to the next level.

1.07.11
Bolles School selects Cherry+Company

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Bolles School in Jacksonville, FL, has selected Cherry+Company to develop a strategic communications plan for their school.The Bolles School is a private college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence.

12.03.10
Hutchison School of Memphis, TN partners with Cherry+Company

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Hutchison School, a comprehensive girl’s school in Memphis, TN, has chosen Cherry+Company to develop their brand, admissions and capital campaign materials. This initiative is part of a comprehensive campaign to increase the endowment and awareness of Hutchison’s profile within the Memphis community.

9.23.10
Be sure to stop by and see us at these upcoming conferences

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Dr. Rick Newberry, Principal Consultant at Cherry+Company, will be speaking on a variety of topics.
• FACCS Convention, October 7-8, Orlando, FL
• Coalition of McKay Scholarships Conference, October 15, Miami Shores, FL
• ACSI Convention, October 27-28, Sacramento, CA
• GISA Conference, November 1, Atlanta, GA
• ACSI Convention, November 22-23, Orlando, FL
• TAIS Head’s Retreat, January 11, Nashville, TN

9.17.10
Alexander Montessori School in Miami, FL, recently selected Cherry+Company
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Alexander Montessori School in Miami, FL, recently selected Cherry+Company to develop a strategic marketing and enrollment plan, effective brand messaging, an enhanced visual brand, and a new website. The school has four campuses and is the only fully-accredited American Montessori Society School in Miami, and one of only 10 in Florida.

9.3.10
Cherry SMARTsolutions Brand Package introduced
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We are excited to offer our new Cherry SMARTsolutions Brand Package to School Site template customers. The CherrySMART solutions package brings big-picture branding to schools at an affordable price. This approach creates a cohesive and consistent identity for a school’s visual brand leveraging a Cherry designed School Site template website as the foundational building block. New Creation Christian Academy, located in McDonough, GA approached us with a variety of branding and marketing needs. With budget dollars at a premium they needed a solution that would provide professional materials at an affordable cost. New Creation's brand package will include a new logo, a professionally designed template website and complementary marketing materials including the design of a pocket folder, admissions brochure, direct mail postcards, application cover, letterhead and business cards.

8.31.10
School Site website design news
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We are pleased to announce that the following schools have chosen Cherry+Company to design custom websites as part of the RenWeb School Site offering: Fisher Island Day School, Fisher Island, FL and Hill Country Christian School of Austin, Austin, TX. New template design customers include Burton Adventist Academy, Arlington, TX; Canyon Creek Christian Academy, Richardson, TX; Liberty Christian School, Richland, WA; St. John's Episcopal School, Abilene, TX; St. Philips School & Community Center, Dallas, TX; Trinity Lutheran School, Elkhart, IN; The Fletcher School, Charlotte, NC; Broadwater Academy, Exmore, VA; Pope John Paul II Catholic High School, Huntsville, AL and Keystone School, San Antonio, TX.

8.16.10
4 School Site clients launch new custom designed websites
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Custom designed websites enable each school to position themselves in a way that reflects their unique qualities and personality. These 4 schools are great examples of the unique look and feel a custom designed site can provide for your school. St. Philomena Parish has a strong connection between their church and school and wanted their website to enable visitors to access both sites from one central location. Cherry+Company designed a custom landing page that features a homepage banner slideshow and provides links to the new church and school websites - www.stphils.com. The new website designed for Bishop Seabury Academy features flash programmed photos on their homepage in a unique film strip layout – www.seaburyacademy.org. Grandview Preparatory Academy was looking for a fresh, bold look that featured their photography in a flash presentation – www.grandviewprep.net. Oak Hill Academy specializes in educating children with learning differences and wanted a site that reflected their focus on multi-sensory teaching strategies – www.oakhillacademy.org.

8.15.10
St. Mark's Episcopal School will be partnering with Cherry+Company
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St. Mark's Episcopal School in Jacksonville, FL, will be partnering with Cherry+Company to develop their marketing and enrollment plan, brand messaging, visual brand and website. We are looking forward to working with the school's leadership to help them take their marketing effort to the next level.

7.19.10
Central Academy at Lake Park has hired Cherry+Company
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Central Academy at Lake Park in Indian Trail, NC, has hired Cherry+Company to develop a strategic marketing and enrollment plan for their school. Since the school was purchased by Central Church two years ago, the school has doubled in size. Now, the school leadership wants to develop a plan to continue this growth.

7.5.10
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School is working with Cherry+Company
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Saint Stephen's Episcopal School in Bradenton, FL, is working with Cherry+Company to develop their brand message, design a compelling advertising campaign and launch a new website. For the past few years, Cherry+Company has developed the school's capital and annual fund campaign marketing materials. We are excited to continue our partnership with Saint Stephen’s.

6.30.10
School Site clients launch new websites featuring template designs
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Pre-designed templates enable schools to benefit from professionally designed websites at an affordable price. The templates are customized with the school’s colors, logo, navigation and photography to give each site a unique look. Calvary Christian High School, located in Clearwater, Florida, launched their template site featuring a flash programmed homepage banner using photos of their students transitioning with key phrases that represent the school’s values. Their website can be viewed at www.cchs.us. Two additional schools recently launched template websites, Mandarin Christian School and Southcrest Christian School. Both schools chose to use slideshows in their homepage banners showcasing their students and their school. These sites can be seen at www.mandarinschristianschool.com and www.southcrestchristianschool.org.

6.15.10
Calvin Christian School will be working with Cherry+Company
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Calvin Christian School in Escondido, CA, will be working with Cherry+Company to develop a strategic marketing and enrollment plan for their school. Calvin Christian is a member of the Christian Schools International (CSI) and is looking forward to developing a plan to reach their goals.

6.3.10
Hill Country Christian School of Austin, TX selected Cherry+Company

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Hill Country Christian School of Austin, TX, a leading Classical Christian school, selected Cherry+Company to develop a marketing and enrollment plan, to enhance their brand and to design new marketing materials including an admissions viewbook and website.

5.05.2010
Dr. Rick Newberry to speak at RenWeb's Power Conference
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Rick Newberry will be the featured speaker on educational marketing at the RewWeb Power Conference. Rick will present two workshops at the conference:
• From Word-of-Mouth to the Web: Effective Marketing Strategies for Your School
• Brand Marketing: A Strategy for Developing, Defining and Communicating Your School's Brand

The conference will be held in Fort Worth, TX, from July 14-16. RenWeb is the leading web-based administrative system for schools. Cherry+Company partners with RenWeb to provide award-winning website designs that provide seamless integration with the RenWeb database. For more information on the conference, contact RenWeb at www.renweb.com.


5.03.2010
School Site website design news
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We are pleased to announce that the following schools have chosen Cherry+Company to design their websites as part of the RenWeb School Site offering: Calvary Christian High School, Clearwater, FL; Lake Worth Christian School, Boynton Beach, FL; Community Christian School, Mineral Wells, TX; Southcrest Christian School, Lubbock, TX; St. Joseph Regional Catholic School, Florence, AL; Prince of Peace Christian School, Carrollton, TX; Riviera Schools, Coral Gables, FL; Friends School of Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; and Village Christian Academy, Fayetteville, NC.

4.30.2010
School Site clients launch new websites
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Two School Site customers featuring Cherry+Company designs have recently launched their new websites. Good Shepherd Christian Academy's custom designed site can be viewed at www.goodshepherdca.org. The template website for St. Thomas the Apostle can be viewed at http://school.stthomaspeoria.org.

4.15.2010
Palm Beach Day Academy selects Cherry+Company
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Palm Beach Day Academy in Palm Beach, FL, has chosen to partner with Cherry+Company to develop their brand, admissions and capital campaign materials. This process will include market research, brand messaging and the visual concept exploration for their admissions and capital campaigns. This initiative is part of a comprehensive campaign to increase the endowment and improve the facilities on its two campuses.

3.05.2010
Cherry wins 33 awards for work with schools and universities!
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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 25th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. Cherry+Company won 33 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace, more than any other design firm in the nation, including 12 prestigious gold awards and “Best of Show” for the University of Tampa Search Piece.

Gold Award
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Solana, CA, Imprinted Sweatshirt
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Solana, CA, Logo/Letterhead
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Solana, CA, Website
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Solana, CA, Total Recruitment Program
Mount Pisgah Christian School, Johns Creek, GA, Outdoor Ad
Mount Pisgah Christian School,
Johns Creek, GA, Poster
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Annual Report
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Direct Mail Advertising
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, New Media
The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL, Total Advertising Campaign
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Search Piece
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Outdoor Ad

Silver Awards
Eagle Academy, Jacksonville, FL, Logo/Letterhead
Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL, Website
Mount Pisgah Christian School, Johns Creek, GA, Newspaper Series
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Newsletter
The First Academy, Orlando, FL, Pocket Folder with Inserts
The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL, Brochure


Bronze Awards
Mount Pisgah Christian School, Johns Creek, GA, Website
Shepherds College, Union Grove, WI, New Media
The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL, Direct Mail Advertising
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Student Viewbook


Merit
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, School Calendar
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, External School Magazine
Fusion Academy & Learning Center, Solana, CA, Brochure
Lawton Christian School, Lawton, OK, Website
Mount Pisgah Christian School, Johns Creek, GA, Postcard
Myrtle Grove Christian School, Wilmington, NC, Logo/Letterhead
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Direct Mail
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Total Recruitment Program
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Pocket Folder
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Direct Mail
Wellington School, Seminole, FL, Website

2.17.2010
New School Site website projects underway
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Cherry+Company is pleased to be working with a number of recent additions to the School Site website family including template customers St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, Hapeville, GA; Christian Heritage School, Riverdale, UT; Holy Savior Menard Central High School, Alexandria, LA; and custom website customers Bishop Seabury Academy, Lawrence, KS; Grandview Preparatory School, Boca Raton, FL; St. Philomena School, Peoria, IL; Oak Hill Academy, Dallas, TX; and Southside Christian Academy, Simpsonville, SC.

2.15.2010
Dr. Rick Newberry leads three workshops at ACSI CA Administrator's Conference
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Dr. Rick Newberry led three workshops at the ACSI Administrator's Conference in California. Over 150 administrators from California schools attended this conference and had the opportunity to attend a variety of workshops. Rick presented workshops on brand marketing, re-recruitment and recruitment and all were well attended.

2.02.2010
The Weiss School selects Cherry+Company
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The Weiss School has selected Cherry+Company to develop their school's brand identity. The result of this process will be a new logo, tagline, visual brand and marketing materials for the school. Located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, The Weiss School is the premier school for gifted education in the West Palm Beach area. Serving children in early childhood through eighth grade, the school gives children the opportunity to develop mentally, socially, and emotionally to their fullest potential. Students, teachers and parents work together to map out individualized educational programs that build upon each child's special strengths and skills, while enhancing the child's self-esteem and self-concept.

1.29.2010
Six Cherry designed websites launched for RenWeb School Site customers
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Six new School Site customers have launched their websites designed by Cherry+Company. The following schools selected template designs: Myrtle Grove Christian School, Wilmington, NC (www.mgcs.org) and Judah Christian School, Champaign, IL (www.judah.org). Four schools selected custom website designs: St. Andrew's Episcopal Academy, Ft. Pierce, FL (www.staacademy.org); Providence Hall Classical Christian School, Edmond, OK (www.providencehall.org); Real Life Christian Academy, Clermont, FL (www.reallifechristianacademy.net); Fort Worth Christian School, N. Richland Hills, TX (www.fwc.org). The combination of RenWeb data integration along with professional designs provided by Cherry+Company at an affordable price has proven to be very attractive to many independent and faith-based schools.

1.20.2010
Carrollwood Day School partners with Cherry+Company
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arrollwood Day School, an independent school in Tampa, FL, has decided to partner with Cherry+Company for their brand identity development. Through this process, we will develop a new logo, tagline and visual brand concept for the school. With an enrollment of over 700 students, Carrollwood Day School is the first school in Florida authorized by the prestigious International Baccalaureate Organization to offer all three IB programs for students in preschool through high school and is the sixth school in the U.S. to achieve this distinction.

1.20.2010
Baptist Bible College (PA) selects Cherry+Company
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Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, PA, will partner with Cherry+Company in the next few months in a comprehensive rebranding effort. This process will include the development of a new logo, tagline, brand message and visual brand for both the College and Seminary. This branding process will build off of the extensive marketing research that was conducted for the institution in 2009 through a series of interviews, focus groups and online surveys.

12.10.2009
Two Schools on East Coast partner with Cherry+Company
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Cherry+Company is working with two schools to complete brand identity projects – Myrtle Grove Christian School in Wilmington, NC, and Good Shepherd Christian Academy in Fairfax, VA. Both schools will have a new visual brand, including logo and tagline, and website that is integrated with RenWeb. And, in the case of Good Shepherd Christian we helped guide their leadership to this new name from their current name of Little Flock Christian School.leadership to this new name from their current name of Little Flocks Christian School.

11.30.2009
Dr. Rick Newberry presents at FCIS Conference
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r. Rick Newberry presented two workshops at the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS) Conference in Orlando on Thursday, November 18. The first session, with standing room only, was presented on "Brand Marketing" and the second session focused on "Re-Recruitment."

11.15.2009
Wheaton Christian Grammar School partners with Cherry+Company
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Wheaton Christian Grammar School in Wheaton, IL, has selected Cherry+Company for the development of its strategic brand identity. This brand development will coincide with the completion of the school's new 90,000 square foot facility which will open in time for the 2010-11 academic year. Cherry+Company is excited to partner with one of the country’s finest K-8 Christian schools!

9.24.2009
Fusion Academy and Learning Center launches brand
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In an effort to re-brand Fusion Academy and Learning as well as to prepare them for replication in other markets, Cherry developed the strategic brand identity, marketing materials and website for the school. Located in Solana Beach, CA (San Diego area), Fusion offers a uniquely customizable program in which every class has one teacher and one student. Through our branding process we created their new brand which includes a new logo and tagline–Because One-to-One Works. After the completion of a custom, two-day photo shoot, the brand was fully designed in a 16-page viewbook for the Academy, a Learning Center brochure, a new website (www.fusionacademyworks.com), banners and other supporting materials. Fusion is one of the many schools in the American Education Group’s network of unique, specialized private schools.

9.15.2009
New website designs completed for five RenWeb partners
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Cherry+Company has completed the website designs for the following five School Site customers: Lawton Christian School, Lawton, OK:; Wellington School, Seminole, FL; Pathways Academy, Danbury, CT; San Ramon Valley Christian Academy, Danville, CA; and Holy Family Catholic School, Austin, TX. Two of the schools chose template designs from Cherry+Company which blends a professional design and integration of RenWeb data with an affordable price. Three unique customized designs were created by Cherry+Company for three of the schools reflecting the distinctives of each school through flash photography, unique subpage banners, and custom navigation. All five schools are expected to launch their websites during 2009.

9.14.2009
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School launches annual fund campaign
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Saint Stephen's Episcopal School located in Bradenton, Florida, continues its partnership with Cherry+Company by building on the annual Saint's Fund brand created in 2008 to develop an enhanced annual fund campaign for 2009. The campaign includes a tri-fold postcard and email newsletter that drives parents, donors and friends of the school to their very own personalized website (PURL). By taking advantage of the latest technology, the individuals on the mailing list are directed to their own personalized web page that includes their name in their web address and other information that is specific to them. This PURL tracks the activity for each web page and directs the individual to the online giving page with the goal of making it easy to contribute to the annual fund. With the goal of 100% participation in the Saint's Fund, the staff is excited about the impact of this marketing effort.

9.2.2009
The Community School of Naples partners with Cherry
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In an effort to refine their brand message and develop a marketing and enrollment plan, the leadership of The Community School of Naples hired Cherry+Company. This project will include conducting interviews with the leadership, focus groups with representative constituent groups, and online surveys to current parents, alumni and employees. The result of this project will be a strategic marketing and enrollment plan as well as significant recommendations to move the school forward in its branding, messaging and future planning. The Community School enrolls 750 students in preK through 12th grade and is one of the premier independent schools in Florida.

8.20.2009
Mount Pisgah Christian School's new website design launched
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Mount Pisgah Christian School, a RenWeb School Site customer, worked with Cherry+Company to design a new website that includes a flash presentation on the homepage featuring the school's beautiful photography as well as included a new logo treatment and incorporation of the school's tagline. Seven unique subpages were also designed for each of their main navigational areas. This custom website design has become the foundation for the school's brand marketing as Cherry+Company has created an ad campaign and a 16-page viewbook used in the admissions effort. Please visit their website at www.experiencepisgah.org.

5.20.2009
Cherry+Company partners with RenWeb to offer fully integrated website designs to schools
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RenWeb, a leading provider of web-based school management software, has launched School Site, an integrated website management solution to offer schools a professionally designed and managed website at an affordable price. Cherry+Company will provide customers of School Site a range of design and marketing services starting from template designs for small schools with a limited budget, up through completely custom solutions, including on-site photography and flash programming to provide a completely branded, customized website appearance. School Site customers will benefit from the integration of key data between RenWeb's school management software and from the improved marketing capabilities provided by a professional, first class website.

3.27.2009
Baptist Bible College (PA) selects Cherry to conduct extensive market research
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The leadership of Baptist Bible College (BBC) has selected Cherry+Company to conduct an extensive market research and brand investigation project. The market research will include online surveys, focus groups and telephone interviews with key constituent groups and prospective students. The goal of the project will be to better understand the perspectives and attitudes towards the BBC experience, brand and programs, in an effort to position the College for the future as well as to attract additional students. BBC is located in Clarks Summit, PA, and enrolls nearly 1,000 students in its undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs.

3.10.2009
Direct mail and advertising campaign launched for The Out-of-Door Academy
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The Out-of-Door Academy, a cum laude school of over 600 students located in Sarasota, has worked with Cherry+Company to design and launch a comprehensive direct mail and advertising campaign. Using the theme of "OutThink, OutPerform, and OutShine," a series of ads were developed that will appear in the local media outlets including SRQ and Sarasota Magazine. The direct mail campaign includes multiple touches of three separate postcard drops supported with a personalized URL (PURL) component of interactive and personalized web pages. Every name on the acquisition mailing list will have a unique PURL which is prominently incorporated into the design and layout of the postcards and the informational letter. The prospective parent is attracted to the school through the intriguing web address and is directed to their own personalized web page. Once someone points to their PURL, all the activity and interaction is recorded behind the scenes and is available to your team in real time 24/7.

3.07.2009
Miss Hall's School (MA) partners with Cherry for marketing and enrollment strategy
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Miss Hall's School, one of the oldest all-girl's boarding schools in the nation, selected Cherry+Company to evaluate and provide recommendations for its current enrollment and marketing strategy. The admissions team spent two days in consultation with Dr. Newberry. After the visit, priority recommendations were provided in a final report for the admissions team to consider for implementation. Miss Hall's School is located in Pittsfield, MA, and enrolls 200 high school girls from the United States and all over the world.

3.05.2009
Dr. Rick Newberry to present three webinars for ACSI
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In an effort to help schools weather the turbulent economic times, the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), has developed a series of webinars. Dr. Rick Newberry, Vice President and Principal Consultant at Cherry+Company, will present the following three webinars:

• Effective Retention Strategies to Keep Your Current Families Enrolled, March 19 at 12:00pm EST

• Effective Recruitment Strategies to Enroll New Families at Your School, April 2 at 12:00pm EST

• A Brand to Believe In—Best Practices in Branding, Marketing and Enrollment Management, April 7 at 12:00pm EST

Additional information concerning these webinars can be found at www.acsi.org.


3.1.2009
Cherry receives honors for 15 admissions marketing advertising awards
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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 24th Annual Admissions Advertising Awards. Cherry and Company won 15 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace, including five prestigious gold awards. During the past two years, Cherry+Company has won 37 admissions advertising awards, more than any other design firm in the nation.


Gold Award
Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH, Magazine Advertising Series
High Point Christian Academy, High Point, NC, Logo/Letterhead Design
Orangewood Christian School, Maitland, FL, Newspaper Advertisement
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Direct Mail Campaign
The Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, FL, Magazine Advertisement

Silver Awards
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Student Viewbook
Oak Hall School, Gainesville, FL, Direct Mail Campaign
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Total Public Relations Program
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Brochure

Merit
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Alumni Magazine
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Annual Report
Island Christian School, Islamorada, FL, Brochure/Search Piece
Island Christian School, Islamorada, FL, Total Recruitment Package
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Logo/Letterhead Design
Shepherds College, Union Grove, WI, Search Piece

For more information on the awards, please visit www.hmrpublicationsgroup.com.

2.22.2009
Dr. Rick Newberry leads three workshops for the ACSI Administrator’s Conference in Dallas/Fort Worth
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Dr. Rick Newberry presented three workshops on marketing, recruitment and retention at the ACSI Administrator’s Conference in Fort Worth, TX. Administrators from the South-Central Region of ACSI attended their annual conference to focus on critical issues relating to school leadership.

2.15.2009
High Point Christian Academy launches new website design
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Upon the completion of the rebranding effort for High Point Christian Academy, Cherry+Company designed a new website for the school. This website features the new brand look for the school, including new logo and tagline, as well as custom photography of High Point Christian students. This website is powered by the Encompass Websystems content management system (CMS). Please take a look at High Point Christian’s new website: www.hpcacougars.org

2.11.2009
Liz Cherry and Dr. Rick Newberry speak on customer service and branding to the American Education Group
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The American Education Group (AEG) held a special series of meetings with their partner schools in Tampa, Florida. Liz Cherry and Dr. Rick Newberry were invited to present a workshop on “Best Practices in Customer Service Strategies” for their schools. Currently, AEG works with six innovative and specialized schools throughout the country. Through their strategic plan, AEG seeks to acquire, grow and replicate leading private school models in the PK-12 space that have compelling and specialized niches and offer superior, custom programming and preparation for higher education.

1.8.2009
Marketing and enrollment plan completed for The First Academy
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The First Academy, a leading Christian college preparatory school in Orlando, FL, worked with Cherry+Company to develop a strategic marketing and enrollment plan. After a thorough review and assessment of the marketing and enrollment effort, interviews were conducted with the school leadership to probe deeper into the processes, strategies and results of the current effort. Based on this assessment, a comprehensive marketing and enrollment plan was presented to the school’s leadership for implementation.

1.2.2009
Fusion Academy selects Cherry for brand development
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As an American Education Group (AEG) school partner, Cherry+Company was selected to create an enhanced visual brand identity for the school. The goal for this re-branding effort is to position the school for greater brand awareness not only in its local community but to also provide a visual brand that can be replicated in other locations throughout California and the nation. The Fusion Academy is located in Solano Beach, CA, and provides an individualized and customized program for students in the greater San Diego area for students with unique emotional, behavioral, academic and scheduling challenges.

11.15.2008
Strategic Marketing and Enrollment Workshop a success
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Cherry+Company sponsored its first strategic marketing and enrollment workshop November 5-7, 2008. Several schools sent their marketing and enrollment leaders to the Doubletree Resort on N. Redington Beach for an intensive, collaborative and focused time to develop their own strategic plan. Workshop participants found the two-day sessions jam-packed with "real world" strategies for their marketing and enrollment plans. Just ask Scott from Providence Day School in Charlotte, Debbie from Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Alison from Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg or the others that attended the workshop. One of the school participants said that the workshop "was a spectacular opportunity to learn your proven strategies...and draw on your expertise." 

6.09.2008
Cedarville University (OH) selects Cherry to create national advertising campaign
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The marketing team of Cedarville University made the recent decision, after considering several other firms, to partner with Cherry+Company. Cherry will create a national advertising campaign to target prospective students and adult influencers. Cedarville University is home to 3,000 students and is a fully accredited, Christian university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. Cedarville is located in southwestern Ohio on a beautiful 400-acre campus. For more information on Cedarville, please view their website at www.cedarville.edu.

6.01.2008
The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) partners with Cherry
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ACSI has chosen to partner with Cherry+Company to develop a membership campaign. With over 5,500 member schools around the globe, ACSI is the largest membership organization for Christian schools. ACSI provides member benefits for accreditation, professional development through conferences, curriculum, and many other services. Cherry will be developing a campaign to target member and non-member schools through direct mail, email and website. For more information on ACSI, please view their website at www.acsi.org


5.15.2008
Dr. Rick Newberry to speak at ACSI Administrator’s Conference for the southeast region
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Dr. Rick Newberry will present three workshops at the ACSI Administrator’s Conference for the Southeast Region.

• Enrollment Management – Implementing a Data-Driven Strategy for Your Tuition-Driven School
• Brand Marketing – Defining, Developing, Communicating and Advertising Your School’s Brand
• A Comprehensive Timeline and Plan for Your Annual Enrollment, Development and Marketing Strategies

The conference will be held in Orlando, FL, on June 25-27 at the Hilton Downtown Disney. For more information on the conference, visit the ACSI website at www.acsi.org

4.30.2008
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School continues partnership with Cherry to develop annual fund campaign
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Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School in Bradenton, Florida, has continued their partnership with Cherry+Company to develop an annual fund campaign for their Saint’s Fund. Cherry will create a theme, logo and communication’s materials for a $385,000 annual fund campaign. This campaign will have its own identity that will set it apart from the current $30 Million dollar capital campaign—One Community, One Vision—that Cherry designed in 2007. For more information on Saint Stephen’s, visit their website at www.saintstephens.org

3.17.2008
Liz Cherry honored as one of top 10 finalists for Business Woman of the Year
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Liz Cherry was honored as one of the top 10 finalists for Business Woman of the Year by the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce at their annual Women’s Symposium Awards luncheon held Wednesday, March 19, at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort. The award recognizes those women in business and volunteerism who have demonstrated a lasting and positive contribution to their community and a record of outstanding professional accomplishment.


3.10.2008
Miami Country Day partners with Cherry to Develop strategic enrollment and marketing plan
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Miami Country Day, one of the leading independent schools in Florida, has selected Cherry and Company to develop a strategic enrollment and marketing plan. This plan will include an extensive review and development of the brand message and strategies that are needed to market the school to its various constituent groups. Research will be conducted through focus groups with parents, alumni and faculty as well as interviews with school personnel.

Miami Country Day is a coeducational college-preparatory day school for grades JK-12 with 1,000 students, and offers top technology, unique award-winning programs, and an emphasis on preparing its students both for college and for life. Located on a beautiful 16-acre campus bordered by the Biscayne Canal and Miami Shores Country Club, the architectural design incorporates nature into the learning environment, including a greenhouse and an aviary.


3.7.2008
Cherry's rebranding for Pinellas County Schools wins national award
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Cherry’s rebranding of Pinellas County Schools were awarded the prestigious 2007 Gold Medallion Award from the National School Public Relations Association. The district’s 2007-08 School Choice Campaign won a Golden Achievement Award and an Award of Excellence from the National School Public Relations Association. It also received best in the state for the 2007-08 School Choice Information Guide from the Sunshine State Public Relations Association. Cherry’s branding of Pinellas County Schools included the design of a new logo, tagline and other key marketing materials.

The specific awards received are as follows:
• 2007 Gold Medallion Award from the National School Public Relations Association for Rebranding

• 2007 Golden Achievement Award and an Award of Excellence from the National School Public Relations Association for the 2007-08 School Choice Campaign

• 2007 Best in the State Award from the Sunshine State Public Relations Association for the 2007-08 School Choice Information Guide

2.22.2008
Cherry receives top honors for 21 admissions marketing advertising awards
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The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards. Cherry and Company won 21 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace. Cherry won more awards than any other design firm in the nation.

Gold Award
Evangelical Christian School, Fort Myers, FL, Website
Oak Hall School, Gainesville, FL, Search Piece
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL, Logo/Letterhead for Capital Campaign


Silver Awards
Evangelical Christian School, Fort Myers, FL Search Piece
Oak Hall School, Gainesville, FL, Brochure
Wellington Christian School, Wellington, FL, Direct Mail Campaign


Bronze Awards
Florida Christian School, Miami, FL, Website
Island Christian School, Islamorada, FL, Logo/Letterhead
North Florida Christian School, Tallahassee, FL Direct Mail Campaign


Merit
Academy at the Lakes, Land ‘O Lakes, FL, Website
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Annual Report
Boca Christian School, Boca Raton, FL, Website
Evangelical Christian School, Fort Myers, FL, Capital Campaign Brochure
Evangelical Christian School, Fort Myers, FL, Logo/Letterhead
Evangelical Christian School, Fort Myers, FL, Total Recruitment Package
Florida Christian School, Miami, FL, Logo/Letterhead
Florida Christian School, Miami, FL, Search Piece
North Florida Christian School, Tallahassee, FL, Total Recruitment Package
Shorecrest Preparatory School, St. Petersburg, FL, Capital Campaign Brochure
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Student Viewbook
Wellington Christian School, Wellington, FL, Search Piece


2.7.2008
Marketing Plan to be developed for The Out-of-Door Academy
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The Out-of-Door Academy, located in Sarasota, FL, is one of the oldest independent day schools in the state. With 600 students on two campuses, ODA provides a college preparatory education that is complimented with a focus on the social, emotional, moral and physical growth of its students. Cherry and Company will work closely with the school leadership during the next two months to conduct an assessment of its marketing messages and strategies. This assessment includes an extensive review of their materials and strategies, interviews with school personnel and in-depth focus groups with parents. As a result of the assessment, a comprehensive marketing strategy will be developed for the school. The goal is to develop a marketing plan to better reach the constituents and community that ODA serves.

2.5.2008
High Point Christian Academy partners with Cherry
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Located in High Point, North Carolina, Cherry will partner with the school leadership to develop a strategic enrollment and marketing plan for the school. In its brief 12 years, High Point Christian has exploded in its enrollment with over 700 students. Now, as school leadership looks toward the future, they realize the importance of developing a plan to take them to the next level. After the marketing plan is created, the goal is to begin developing an outstanding suite of marketing materials that will promote the school with excellence in the community it serves.

2.2.2008
North Florida Christian utilizes the CherrySmart Parent Perception Survey
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North Florida Christian School, with an enrollment of nearly 1,200 students, will utilize the CherrySmart Parent Perception Survey in February. This online survey measures the overall attitudes and perceptions of the parents towards the school. This easy-to-use survey provides an online format with just over 30 quantitative and qualitative questions. The results will be provided in a comprehensive report for the leadership to understand the school’s strengths and areas that need improvement.

North Florida Christian School recently partnered with Cherry to design a comprehensive suite of marketing materials for their enrollment effort. These materials included a pocket folder, admissions brochure, curriculum guide, tuition and fees flier and direct mail campaign. In addition, a customized marketing and enrollment plan was developed for the school.


1.15.2008
Direct mail campaign designed for Oak Hall School
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Cherry recently completed the design of a pocket folder and 12-page admissions brochure for Oak Hall School. In an effort to increase the brand awareness and interest for the school, Cherry designed three oversized postcards to communicate the Oak Hall experience to the greater Gainesville community. The postcards will be sent to a targeted mailing list in three-week intervals.

1.8.2008

Website design begins for Bayshore Christian School
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Bayshore Christian School, located on Tampa, FL, selected Cherry to design the homepage and sub-page for their school’s website. In addition, Cherry will conduct a one-day custom photo shoot to capture the images needed for the website design. The school leadership realizes that their website is the main gateway for prospective parents considering Bayshore Christian.

12.3.2007
Calvary Christian High School chooses Cherry for enrollment and marketing plan
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Calvary Christian High School provides an outstanding college preparatory education to nearly 250 students. Located in Clearwater, FL, CCHS hopes to expand its reach and its enrollment to capacity in the next few years. Cherry will work closely with the school leadership to conduct an assessment of current enrollment and marketing processes and strategies in order to create a plan for the increasing the student body.

11.15.2007
Dubai Sport City and Bradenton Preparatory Academy partner with Cherry

In our first international venture, Cherry will partner with Bradenton Preparatory Academy in Dubai Sports City to create a suite of admissions marketing materials. Dubai Sports City has partnered with Bradenton Preparatory Academy to provide education for preschool through 12th grades in a newly constructed $30 million dollar campus. Cherry will create the school brand and a suite of marketing materials including a pocket folder, admissions brochure, letterhead package, application and website.

Dubai Sports City, the world's first purpose-built sports city, will incorporate state-of-the-art sporting venues and academies along with residential and commercial developments. These will combine to offer a world class venue for sports events and activities at all levels with a residential lifestyle unrivaled in the region and possibly the world.


9.30.2007
The Sagemont School partners with Cherry to develop enrollment and
marketing strategy

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Located in Weston, FL, The Sagemont School has grown to 775 students in its brief 12-year history. In an effort to continue this rapid growth, Sagemont has partnered with Cherry and Company to develop a comprehensive enrollment and marketing strategy. Beginning with an extensive assessment of the enrollment data, process and strategy, the comprehensive process includes a site visit and the use of the CherrySmart Parent Perception Survey. After this assessment is concluded, a recommended enrollment and marketing strategy will be presented to the leadership. There is no doubt that The Sagemont School will continue to be an educational leader in their region, not only with its new strategic plan, but also with its innovative technological integration and college preparatory programs.

9.1.2007
Dr. Rick Newberry to speak at conferences in FL, GA, NC and AL
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Dr. Rick Newberry will represent Cherry and Company and speak at several conferences for independent and Christian schools this fall. His schedule includes the following conferences:
• FACCS Convention in Orlando, Florida (October 18-19, 2007)
• ACSI Large School Conference in Clearwater, Florida (October 22-23, 2007)
• ACSI Convention in Greensboro, North Carolina (November 1-2, 2007)
• GISA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, at The Lovett School (November 5, 2007)
• FCIS Conference in Miami, Florida (November 15-16, 2007)
• ACSI Convention in Orlando, Florida (November 19-20, 2007)
• ACSI Convention in Birmingham, AL (January 24-25, 2007)


8.1.2007
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School partners with Cherry

Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School in Bradenton, Florida, selected Cherry and Company to create a theme, logo and communication’s materials for a $30 million dollar capital campaign. As a leader in the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Saint Stephen’s has developed an outstanding reputation for preparing students for the college or university of their choice in an educational environment that is committed to excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. This campaign will provide the campus facilities that will match this commitment and provide state-of-the-art learning facilities for students.

7.25.2007
Shepherds University chooses Cherry for branding and marketing plan

Shepherds Ministries, located in Union Grove, WI, has selected Cherry and Company to develop a brand identity, marketing plan, collateral materials and website for their new educational initiative—Shepherds University. As a ministry celebrating 50 years of serving individuals with developmental disabilities, the Shepherds leadership has put forth an exciting vision for the future. In 2008 they will launch Shepherds University to provide life skills and learning in horticultural studies and culinary arts for adults. This three-year program will enable adults with developmental disabilities to gain the education they need to return to their communities to live a purposeful life.

6.12.2007
Cherry’s design for Pinellas County Schools wins state award
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The Sunshine State School Public Relations Association named the 2007-08 Pinellas County School Choice Information Guide best in the state of Florida. Cherry and Company worked directly with the communications department to create the concept and design for the guide. The guide won in the large district category of the 2007 Sunshine Medallion Awards competition. Cherry also recently rebranded Pinellas County Schools by designing a new logo, tagline and other key marketing materials.

6.4.2007
Island Christian School selects Cherry for brand identity and admissions materials

As a school with 200 students on Islamorada in the Florida Keys, Island Christian School is committed to communicate the image of its outstanding school with excellence. After connecting with Liz Cherry and Rick Newberry at the FACCS Administrator’s Conference, Cherry and Company was hired to develop a new logo, tagline and marketing materials for the school. With new materials slated for completion this fall that will include a pocket folder, admissions brochure, application and website, Island Christian School will have new marketing materials to help to attract more families to their school in the Florida Keys!

4.15.2007
Evangelical Christian School moves forward with $16 million campaign

During the past year, Evangelical Christian School partnered with Cherry and Company to develop a new logo, tagline and admissions marketing materials. In addition, Dr. Rick Newberry conducted a comprehensive marketing and enrollment assessment and developed a strategic marketing plan for the school. As the next step in this partnership, Cherry was hired to create a theme, logo and brochure for their $16 million dollar capital campaign. With the theme, “Everyone Plays a Part,” ECS will raise funds for a state-of-the art performing arts center that will benefit their student enrollment of 1,300 students. John Hunte, headmaster of ECS, recently said that Cherry “exceeded our expectations” and designed another outstanding brochure to communicate the needs of their campaign. This is truly an example of the Cherry partnership!

3.25.2007
Florida Christian School partners with Cherry

For the past 40 years Florida Christian School has influenced the education of families and students in the greater Miami area. As one of the largest independent, faith-based schools in the state of Florida, FCS has benefited from an enrollment at capacity (nearly 1,400 students) and waiting lists in every grade level. Even with their success, Dr. Robert Andrews, Headmaster, realizes the importance of communicating a visually compelling brand that matches the excellence of the school. With this purpose in mind, Cherry and Company has been selected to re-brand Florida Christian School and to create new marketing materials and website for the school. This process includes the design of a new logo and tagline that will provide the foundational elements of their brand and will be launched at the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year.

3.01.2007
Shorecrest Preparatory School moves forward with materials for $34 million capital campaign

In its largest capital campaign, Shorecrest Preparatory School is moving forward with a campaign for state-of-the-art new facilities and endowment. Shorecrest’s new Director of Advancement, Gary Butts, continues the partnership with Cherry and Company for this campaign. A case statement to showcase the needs of Phase I of the campaign and presentation pocket folder will be designed. The first phase will include two new buildings for the upper school and 7th and 8th grade.

2.22.2007
Cherry wins 11 national marketing awards for work with schools

The Admissions Marketing Report recently announced the winners in the 22nd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards. Entries were received from institutions in all fifty states and several foreign countries.

Cherry and Company won 11 awards for their outstanding work within the educational marketplace. The following is a list of the awards received:

Gold Award
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Alumni Magazine

Silver Awards
St. Petersburg Christian School, St. Petersburg, FL, Campaign Brochure
The Master’s Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Admissions Search Piece
The Master’s Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Direct Mail Campaign

Bronze Awards
Academy at the Lakes, Land ‘O Lakes, FL, Admissions Search Piece
Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL, Admissions Viewbook
Shorecrest Preparatory School, St. Petersburg, FL, Annual Fund Brochure
University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, Development Brochure

Merit
Orangewood Christian School, Orlando, FL, Capital Campaign Brochure
Mitchell Road Christian Academy, Greenville, SC, Admissions Search Piece
Mandarin Christian School, Jacksonville, FL, Admissions Search Piece
The Annual Admissions Advertising Awards is the oldest and largest educational advertising awards competition in the country. A national panel of judges consisted of admissions marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals and the editorial board of Admissions Marketing Report.


2.20.2007
North Florida Christian School hires Cherry for marketing assessment and plan development

As a result of hearing six presentations at the FACCS Administrator’s Conference, Dr. Rick Fielding hired Cherry and Company to conduct a comprehensive marketing assessment and to develop a marketing plan for North Florida Christian School. This effort will include an extensive review of their current marketing and enrollment strategy and will result in a customized marketing plan to help the school reach their goals. Cherry and Company is also in the final stages of completing the schools admissions marketing materials including a pocket folder, 12-page brochure, tuition and fees flier, curriculum guide and application.

2.18.2007
Liz Cherry and Rick Newberry present six sessions at the FACCS Administrators Conference

With their largest attendance ever at a FACCS Administrator’s Conference, Liz Cherry and Rick Newberry presented six sessions on marketing, recruitment and retention. FACCS is the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools and has nearly 200 schools in its membership. The overall goal of the conference was to help administrators “Get S.M.A.R.T.”—Strategic Marketing and Recruitment Tactics. The following sessions were presented:
• The Link Between Leadership and Branding
• Developing and Defining Your School Brand
• A Recruitment Plan for Growth
• Re-Recruitment—An Internal Strategy to Keep Your Families Enrolled
• Effective Marketing Strategies that make a Difference
• Putting it all Together


2.05.2007
Marketing assessment and strategy completed for Naples Christian Academy

Naples Christian Academy is the oldest independent school in the Naples area. With 220 students, Scott Jones, head of school, recognized the need to develop an enrollment and marketing strategy. Cherry conducted an extensive review of their current enrollment process and marketing strategy as well as obtained critical information through the use of Cherry’s parent satisfaction survey. Based on this assessment, specific marketing recommendations were presented to the Academy leadership.

11.17.06
North Florida Christian School selects Cherry to develop brand and
marketing materials


As one of the leading Christian schools in the state of Florida, North Florida Christian realizes the importance of portraying an image in its marketing materials that represents the quality of the school. Dr. Rick Fielding, Administrator, was first introduced to Cherry and Company at the FACCS conference in October through one of the seminar sessions led by Dr. Rick Newberry. After seeing Cherry's work with other schools, he decided that this was a critical step for North Florida Christian to take in its marketing effort. Utilizing the school's current logo, Cherry will develop a visual brand identity in new materials focused on the admissions effort. North Florida Christian School is located in Tallahassee, Florida, and enrolls 1,140 students.

11.15.06
Oak Hall School moves forward with admissions marketing materials

After completing an extensive marketing assessment and providing a recommended strategy for Oak Hall School's enrollment plan, Cherry will create the design of new admissions materials including a pocket folder and an admissions brochure. Cherry will utilize the current school logo to create two to three concept directions for these materials. Once the brand direction has been selected by the Oak Hall leadership, a custom photo shoot will take place on campus to capture the visual images needed to showcase the school in the new materials. Oak Hall School is located in Gainesville, Florida, and is a member of the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS).

11.01.06
Cherry and Company to lead FACCS Administrators Conference in February - Get S.M.A.R.T.

The Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) asked Cherry and Company to lead their annual administrator's conference on February 15-16, 2007, in Orlando. Through this conference, administrators will "Get S.M.A.R.T." by understanding and applying Strategic Marketing And Recruitment Tactics for their schools. For more information on this conference and FACCS, please go to their website: www.faccs.org

10.22.06
Wellington Christian School selects Cherry to create new logo, brand and marketing materials

After serving 21 years at a school in Pennsylvania, Mr. Joe Austin took on the leadership role as Head of School for Wellington Christian School over a year ago. Through his "hands-on" approach and personal style of leadership, the students and parents are thrilled with his leadership and new direction for the school. As part of this new direction, Cherry was hired to create a new logo, tagline, and brand identity for the school. This will be further developed in new marketing materials that will include a letterhead package, pocket folder, admissions brochure, application, and direct mail postcards. Wellington Christian School is located near West Palm Beach, FL.

09.15.06
Shorecrest Preparatory School chooses Cherry for extensive marketing research and strategy development

As a result of an extensive strategic planning process, the Shorecrest leadership decided to make the development of a marketing plan one of their priorities. After conducting an extensive search, Cherry and Company was chosen to put together a plan to answer two primary questions:

Who is Shorecrest Preparatory School to the community and constituency it serves?
How should the re-defined Shorecrest brand be communicated?

In order to answer these questions, Cherry has created a customized research, assessment, creative and planning process. This process is outlined in the following three phases. Beginning with Phase I, Cherry will conduct a brand investigation and market research that includes online surveys with Shorecrest's constituent groups and a telephonic survey in Pinellas County to measure awareness of the school. Drawing from this research, Cherry will develop key differentiators and an umbrella tagline in Phase II. As part of Phase III, a final report will be presented that will include the interpretation of the research and assessment as well as the recommended marketing strategy for Shorecrest Preparatory School. Shorecrest is recognized as the oldest, independent day school in Florida, enrolling nearly 1,000 students in St. Petersburg.


09.11.06
Orangewood Christian School launches capital campaign - The Right Time. The Right Plan.

On September 11, Orangewood Christian School announced a major capital campaign to build a new high school facility. Cherry and Company was selected to build upon the award-winning brand identity and admissions materials developed last year by creating a theme, brochure, and communication's package for the campaign. The brochure draws upon the excitement and energy of the school by communicating a compelling case to potential donors to invest in this vital project. Students were photographed in construction hard-hats in a custom photo shoot to provide the visual images for the brochure. Bob Sterling, director of advancement, said, "Once again, Cherry and Company has out-done themselves and has given us an outstanding brochure!"

09.01.06
New annual fund campaign developed for Shorecrest Preparatory School

For the third year, Cherry and Company has been selected to develop the annual fund materials for Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg. Last year's brochure received national recognition by receiving a Gold Award from the CASE / NAIS Circle of Excellence Awards by focusing on students. This year's campaign will focus on six alumni who are making a difference because of the education they received at Shorecrest. The campaign includes on-campus billboards, letterhead package, and a multi-panel brochure. Rob Resler, director of advancement, expects to exceed last year's record levels of giving and participation with this new campaign.

08.20.06
Oak Hall School selects Cherry for enrollment and marketing strategy development

Oak Hall School, an independent FCIS school in Gainesville, FL, selected Cherry and Company to assess their enrollment process and develop a marketing strategy. This consultation is divided in three phases that begins with an extensive review of the current enrollment and marketing processes and strategies. This is followed in phase two with a comprehensive on-site assessment with critical meetings with the school leadership, admissions director, and marketing team. Phase three will conclude the process with specific recommendations and a marketing strategy to enhance the enrollment and image of the school.

08.20.06
Three Schools select Cherry for marketing materials

Three schools recently selected Cherry and Company to develop their brand identity and marketing materials -- Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers; Tampa Baptist Academy in Tampa; and Bradenton Preparatory School in Bradenton. To begin the process a Cherry consultant visits campus for one day to meet with parents, faculty, students, and school leadership. The better that we know the school, the better we will be able to create a new logo, tagline and marketing materials to communicate the school to its community.

02.10.06
The 21st Annual Admissions Advertising Awards selects Cherry for seven honors

Winners were announced in the Twenty-First Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, sponsored by Admissions Marketing Report. The Admissions Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country.

Cherry and Company received seven awards for work in the education market:

Gold Award
Shorecrest Preparatory School, Website for a secondary school

Silver Award
Berkeley Preparatory School, Alumni magazine, External publication for a secondary school
Boca Raton Christian School, Search piece for a secondary school

Merit
Calvary Christian High School, Website for a secondary school
Orangewood Christian School, Admissions Materials, Total Recruitment Package
Shorecrest Preparatory School, Annual Fund Campaign
University of Tampa, Summer Class Schedule, School with 5,000-9,999 students

01.25.06
The Canterbury School of Florida selects Cherry for brand identity development

The Canterbury School of Florida is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Since 1968, Canterbury has been recognized for excellence in academics, athletics, arts and character education for pre-kindergarten through grade 12. As an FCIS school, Canterbury is positioned to take its marketing efforts to the next level through its new partnership with Cherry and Company.

01.21.06
Mandarin Christian School and Seacoast Christian Academy select Cherry for brand identity

Mandarin Christian School and Seacoast Christian School, both located in Jacksonville, FL, selected Cherry and Company for brand identity development. Mandarin Christian began its first year in 1995 and has experienced rapid growth on the south side of the city enrolling nearly 600 students. Seacoast Christian Academy, on the NE side of the city, enrolls 500 students from preschool through 12th grade. Both schools are positioned for additional growth through an increased awareness of their brand as will be developed by Cherry and Company.

Cherry and Company to Develop Admissions Marketing Plan for Tampa Baptist Academy

Tampa Baptist Academy has partnered with Cherry and Company to develop a strategic marketing plan to increase enrollment and brand awareness in the community. Beginning with a two-day investigative visit and review of materials and enrollment data, Cherry will develop a marketing plan in consultation with the school's leadership team.

12.24.05
Indian Rocks Christian School selects Cherry for brand identity

As one of the largest ACSI schools in the state of Florida with nearly 1,000 students, Indian Rocks Christian School has selected Cherry and Company to develop the school's strategic brand identity. Beginning with investigative interviews, Cherry and Company will develop a new logo, marketing tagline, and concept direction for the school's marketing materials and website.

12.21.05
Academy at the Lakes selects Cherry for brand identity, website and admissions materials

Located in Land O' Lakes, FL, Academy at the Lakes provides an outstanding private education in the northern Tampa area for 13 years. With nearly 400 students, the school is in a great position to take its marketing effort to the next level by creating a compelling brand identity that best represents the school. Cherry and Company will be creating a new website and admissions marketing materials.

12.15.05
Weston Christian Academy and Coral Springs Christian Academy select Cherry for admissions materials

Two ACSI schools in Southeastern Florida have chosen Cherry and Company to develop marketing materials for their student recruitment effort. Coral Springs Christian Academy is located in Coral Springs and enrolls approximately 900 students from preschool through 12th grade. Weston Christian Academy is located in Weston, FL, and enrolls nearly 200 students through 8th grade
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11.15.05
Cypress Christian (Texas) and Mitchell Road Christian (South Carolina)
select Cherry and Company for brand identity development


Two new schools recently selected Cherry and Company to develop a new brand identity package for their marketing efforts.  This brand identity package includes the development of a new logo, tagline, and concepts for their marketing materials. Cypress Christian School is located in Houston, TX, and enrolls nearly 600 students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Mitchell Road Christian Academy, pre-K through 8th grade, is located in Greenville, South Carolina, and has an enrollment of 400 students. Both schools have a commitment to integrating a Christian worldview throughout the academic and co-curricular programs.

11.14.05
Marketing and branding presentations successful at ACSI

Dr. Rick Newberry presented three sessions at the ACSI Convention in Orlando on Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22.
Cherry Educational Marketing Solutions (Monday, 10:25 11:20 a.m.)
Marketing Your Christian School for Effective Fundraising and Student Recruitment
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(Tuesday, 12:25 - 1:20 p.m.)
Image is Everything - Developing Your Christian School Brand

09.21.05
New annual fund campaign a success for Shorecrest Preparatory School

This years annual fund campaign for Shorecrest took a different and innovative approach. With a new head of school, Michael Murphy, taking over in July, he gave the students a summer assignment asking them "What makes Shorecrest special to you?" With more than 400 responses, Cherry and Company used student artwork and quotes to develop the Annual Fund campaign. This unique approach has helped Shorecrest to meet 80% of their goal within the first month of their campaign. In addition the advancement department has received rave reviews from parents.

09.08.05
St. Petersburg Christian and Boca Christian Schools select Cherry and Company

Two Blue Ribbon Schools selected Cherry and Company to develop their brand identity and
marketing materials. Both schools have excellent reputations in their communities and desire
to take their marketing presence to the next level. Cherry and Company will work with them to develop admissions and capital campaign materials.
 

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