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Virtual graduations, coaching clinics and quick thinking keep Varsity Brands connected to schools

2020-05-11T12:57:41-04:00May 11th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

Dallas, TX, May 10, 2020 – The Dallas Morning News Companies are pivoting to survive today’s treacherous environment. That’s been a particularly tall order for Farmers Branch-based Varsity Brands, since the giant in team sporting goods and academic regalia depends on 200,000 now-shuttered schools, districts and leagues across the country for its $2 billion in [...]

Varsity Spirit Launches Series of Virtual Solutions for Student-Athletes, Coaches and Families

2020-05-04T11:27:53-04:00May 4th, 2020|Varsity Spirit|

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2020 -- Varsity Spirit—the global leader in cheerleading, dance team and band apparel, camps and competitions, and a division of Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition— has announced the release of new virtual resources for student-athletes and coaches, including: Virtual Tryout Resources for Cheer [...]

Alabama Supreme Court Upholds Herff Jones’ Litigation Against Jostens Involving Confidential And Trade Secret Information

2020-05-04T11:55:26-04:00April 28th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, April 27, 2020 -- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, today announced that the Alabama Supreme Court has upheld its unanimous verdict rendered a year ago in its favor in significant litigation [...]

BSN SPORTS Steps-up to Help Coaches and Athletic Directors Amid Coronavirus-Related School Closures

2020-04-09T11:15:34-04:00April 9th, 2020|BSN SPORTS|

Dallas, TX - April 6, 2020 -- BSN SPORTS, a division of Varsity Brands and the nation’s largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets, today announced a series of initiatives to allow coaches and athletic directors across the country to remain connected to and engaged with their teams [...]

Herff Jones Partners With StageClip, MarchingOrder To Launch New Virtual Commencement Platform

2020-05-04T11:29:03-04:00April 7th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2020 -- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands, and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, announced today an exclusive collaboration with MarchingOrder and StageClip on a virtual commencement solution that provides a proven, easy-to-implement platform for institutions [...]

Herff Jones Hires Customer Experience Executive Salena Scardina

2020-05-04T11:51:22-04:00March 10th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, March 9, 2020 -- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, announced today the addition of Salena Scardina as Vice President of Customer Experience, an appointment within its senior leadership team. Scardina, a [...]

Varsity Brands Names Finalists in 2020 School Spirit Awards

2020-03-06T10:25:29-05:00February 12th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

Nation Is Encouraged to Vote Online For America’s Most Spirited High School Award; Winners to Be Announced at Awards Ceremony in May FARMERS BRANCH, Tex., February 12, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, today announced that its signature school pride event, the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, has named finalists [...]

Herff Jones Releases 2020 Yearbook Portfolio

2020-05-04T11:49:53-04:00February 7th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2020 -- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, is pleased to announce our "best-of" publication, Portfolio, which showcases best-in-class yearbook work from students across North America. "We are former educators and yearbookers ourselves, [...]

Herff Jones Adds Strategy And Transformation Leader Andrew Checketts To Executive Lineup

2020-05-04T11:48:14-04:00February 5th, 2020|Herff Jones|

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2020-- Herff Jones, a division of Varsity Brands and the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students, has announced the addition of Andrew Checketts to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Strategy and Transformation. Checketts will report to Herff Jones [...]

JOHN HUTCHINSON JOINS VARSITY BRANDS AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

2020-01-15T09:59:29-05:00January 9th, 2020|Varsity Brands|

DALLAS, TX, January 9, 2020 – Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, today announced that John Hutchinson has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.  Hutchinson will report to Varsity Brands’ CEO, Adam Blumenfeld, and will serve as a member of the [...]