ACU Staffers Win Eight Awards for Promotional Work

for immediate release April 10, 1998

Abilene Christian University's Office of Marketing Services won eight awards - the most ever for ACU - in the 1998 District IV competition for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The previous high was seven last year.

The awards were presented during the annual conference in Austin. District IV includes public and private colleges and universities of all sizes in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Mexico. 

ACU earned the following places in these categories (contributing staff members and consultants in parentheses):

* ACU Today Magazine - First place in one- to three-color magazines (Ron Hadfield, Malissa Endsley, Garner Roberts, Jami West, Sarah Brewington, Peggy Bell, Michelle Morris, Tim Johnston, Cheryl Bacon.) ACU is the only university to place among CASE finalists in magazines three of the last four years.

* "New ACU Wildcat" - First place in Institutional Identity Programs (Ron Hadfield, Sarah Brewington, Jami West, Garner Roberts, Tim Johnston, Stan Lambert, 1979 alumnus and illustrator Ruben Santiago).

* "Annual Fund Donor Report" - Third place in Direct Mail Solicitation (Ron Hadfield, Brent Magner, Vicki Britten).

* "A River Runs Through Him" - Third place in Candid Color Photography (Free-lance photographer Robert Hallinen took the photo for feature article in fall 1997 ACU Today.)

* "To Lead and To Serve Campaign Video" - Third place in Videotapes (Ron Hadfield, Michelle Morris, Doug Conder, Larry Bradshaw).

* "Impact" - Third place in General Feature Writing (Written by 1989 alumnus Kenneth R. Pybus about the Impact Houston Church of Christ for the spring 1997 ACU Today.) ACU is the only university to place among CASE finalists in feature writing each of the last four years.

* "The Heart of ACU Ad Series" - Fourth place in Print Advertising Projects(Jeff Warr, Michelle Morris, Tim Johnston).

* "New ACU Wildcat Logo" - Fourth place in Logo Design (alumnus Ruben Santiago, Ron Hadfield, Sarah Brewington, Jami West, Tim Johnston, Stan Lambert)

If you are a member of the media who would like more information about this release, please contact Malissa Endsley, director of media relations, at or call 915-674-2692.

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