For immediate release
February 27, 2002
At this year's annual Abilene Ad Club Addy Awards, held February 19, ACU's Office of University and Alumni Relations won Addys for 10 of its 10 entries, six of which were Gold (first place) Addys. ACU students and alumni also won several awards. The top entries will be entered into district competition.
Gold Addys were awarded to ACU's Office of University and Alumni Relations for the following entries:
·"ACU Today" magazine by, editor and designer, Ron Hadfield and team
·"College of Business Administration folder," Greg Golden, designer;
·"President's Circle Dinner murals," Greg Golden, designer
·"University and Alumni Relations Christmas card," Ken Stewart, designer
·"Lewis Fulks display," Holly Harrell, designer, Adam Hester and Michelle Morris, writers
·"Joyful Noise poster," Holly Harrell, designer.
ACU also won three Silver Addys and one Bronze Addy. Other staff members involved with the winning projects include Garner Roberts, Peggy Bell, Wendy Kilmer and Jami West, former ACU employee, now freelancer. In addition, numerous ACU alumni won Addys for other local agencies.
Adriane Jewett, a junior an integrated marketing communication major from Longview, Texas, won a Gold Addy and a Special Judges Award for her "Warbirds" ad. She also won a Silver Addy for her "Counting Crows" CD jacket design. She is vice president of the university's American Advertising Federation student chapter and is currently completing an advertising internship at Zachry Associates in Abilene.
Misty Melton, a senior an integrated marketing communication major from Winters, won a Gold Addy for her "The Eleventh Hour" CD cover design. Melton is a member of the university's AAF chapter.
Jordan Echols and Matt Pinson won a Silver Addy Award for their "Local Dollars, Local Miracles" advertisement for Meek Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network at Hendrick Medical Center. Echols is a senior integrated marketing communication major and a member of AAF. Pinson graduated in December with a major in integrated marketing communication.
Last year, ACU made 18 entries and received Addys, five of them Gold, for all entries. ACU has received a total of 243 AAF awards since 1984, including 85 Gold Addys and four Best of Show. The Abilene Ad Club is affiliated with the AAF.
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