Three Spring Hill College students win ADDY Awards

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 12:45pm

Mobile, Ala.--Three Spring Hill College students won two Gold and two Silver awards in this year's annual Mobile Bay American Advertising Federation (AAF) design competition. The Gold winners have the opportunity to move on to district and, ultimately, national awards.

Spring Hill College graphic design students have been regularly winning student ADDYS since 2005. Three design professionals outside the Mobile area judge the contest. The students were honored at an awards luncheon on February 16 at Heron Lakes Country Club. The awards were:

Gold ADDY: to Katherine Hedrick, a senior from New Orleans, Louisiana for her senior illustration, "Teeny's Big Sneeze," a children's book.

Gold ADDY: to Jessie Sumpter, a senior from Abita Springs, Louisiana for her newspaper advertising campaign developed for the Friends of the Spring Hill College Library Book Nook. Sumpter also received a Silver ADDY for her work in typography

Silver ADDY: to Abbey Roam, a junior from Lebanon, Missouri for her illustration, "It's Okay to go to Sleep," a children's book.

The American Advertising Federation is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 clubs located in communities across the country.