ADDY Awards
Mar 06, 2013 | 725 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Lee University’s Office of Publications won a total of four ADDY awards in the 2013 American Advertising Federation Awards Competition in Chattanooga. Topping the list of award-winning publications was the Insider Magazine which brought home the Gold ADDY for Lee. The publications team also received three Silver ADDYs for a variety of pieces including an advertisement featuring a highly stylized metallic flame. Vice President for University Relations Dr. Jerome Hammond acknowledged the group’s accomplishment, saying, “In a world of information overload this small and talented team consistently achieves a difficult goal – getting your attention. They work hard and this honor is well deserved.” The student team is led by Director of Publications Regenia Collier. “It is an honor to work with this talented team of students,” said Collier. “What I like most is that they are able to provide valuable work for the university while gaining professional experience that will help them for a lifetime. These awards feel like icing on the cake.” In the same week the team also won a CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Special Merit award for the Insider Magazine going up against schools such as Emory, North Carolina State, FSU, and Georgia Tech. The publications team, from left, are Randi Vasquez, lead student photographer; Brent Shedd, lead student office manager; Collier; Jason Moore, lead student graphic designer; and Ani Abrahamyan, assistant student graphic designer. Not pictured are team members Nathan Bivens, Steven Morgan, Olivia Theodore and Cilla Tran.