Berryville, AR - Kerusso, the leading Christian apparel, jewelry and gifts supplier, took both 1st and 2nd place in the “Outstanding Design: A Screen Print Artist’s Award” category at the 2011 Imprinted Sportswear Show’s IMPRESSIONS Awards. The 33rd annual SSI Show was held at the Fort Worth, Texas Convention Center. Decorators of all sizes and levels of experience submitted work. The Kerusso T-shirt design “Torn Heart” took the number one spot and “Fear Not” followed right behind in second place. “When we set out to develop new products we make sure to take in as much visual pop culture as possible, so that when we start developing concepts we can approach them visually in a relevant way” stated Lorri Carter, Kerusso Vice President of Creative. “It’s a very in-depth process that strives to answer the needs of our customers.” “What an honor for Kerusso and our amazing designers” stated Vic Kennett, Founder & CEO. “They put their passion into what we do every day. It’s awesome to have their work recognized by IMPRESSONS!” The IMPRESSIONS Awards, the industry’s most prestigious apparel decorating contest and a highlight of the show, will of?cially announce winners in the January 2012 issue of IMPRESSIONS Magazine. Winners will also be featured on the www.impressionsmag.com Web site, the Impressions Awards & Design Galleries and the Impressions’ social network sites. Winning entries will also be displayed at the Impressions booth at all 2012ISS events.