Print & Graphics Scholarship Foundation Announces Annual John Berthelsen Award
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF), a nonprofit organization working to build the future workforce of the graphic communications industry through educational scholarships, is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Annual John Berthelsen Award is Mrs. Bernadine (Bernie) Eckert. This annual honor is awarded to someone who exemplifies the ideals and actions of John Berthelsen in furtherance of the education of students interested in the Graphic Arts. This is the second year that the award will be given out each year to a deserving individual or group that exemplifies the ideals and practices of John over his many years of dedicated service to the industry and affiliated organizations.
“For over twenty years, Bernie was the face of PGSF for students and educators. She exhibited a dedication to contributing to the goals of supporting graphic communication programs that are without equal. Everyone who met her was positively influenced by her enthusiasm and energy. I’ve never met anyone who has worked with her who doesn’t fail to love her. This recognition is justly deserved.” Said John Berthelsen, for whom the award was named.
Bernie was presented this award by Debbie Bohan and Jeff White on October 9, 2023.
Nominations for next year’s John Berthelsen honor will open in January of 2024.
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