Berryville, July 10, 2013: Kerusso, the Leading Christian apparel, jewelry and gifts supplier, took 1st place in the Christian Retailing’s best Accessories/Apparel category. The awards were a highlight of the 2013 ICRS convention held in St. Louis, Missouri. The Kerusso winning design was ‘Dogtags’. “What an honor for Kerusso and our amazing designers,” Stated Vic Kennett, Founder & CEO. “They put their passion into what we do every day by helping Christians share their faith by simply wearing a t-shirt.” Up until this year, the awards were known as Retailers Choice Awards, which were introduced in 2001. These awards have been an important way of recognizing some of the most significant new life-changing products in the Christian retail industry. Christian retailers, publishers, church store managers and volunteers were able to vote this year. Voters were asked to judge the nominations on their impact, including their ability to speak to people’s hearts and evoke emotion; and encourage and affirm Christ-like living. Kerusso was founded in 1987 by Vic Kennett. Over the past 26 years, Kerusso has become the leading producer of Christian-themed apparel, jewelry, and accessories. Kerusso products can be found in over 100 countries around the globe. Kerusso continues to stay true to its mission of Proclaiming the Good News to the world through products about Jesus.