The National Association of Secondary School Principals is the recipient of a 2016 ASAE Gold Circle Merit Award for the redesign of its flagship magazine, Principal Leadership. mdg led the redesign initiative including an editorial overhaul for its client, and oversees the monthly editorial and production of the magazine. The highly-competitive Gold Circle Award program is peer-reviewed and aims to recognize extraordinary association marketing, membership, and communications efforts.

NASSP was also recognized by Association Media & Publishing with a Silver EXCEL Award for the Principal Leadership redesign and with a Bronze EXCEL Award for the recreation of NASSP’s Leadership for Student Activities publication, now called Advise.