Anderson University Graphic Design Students Take Top ADDY Awards
Six Anderson University senior graphic design students took top student awards at the annual 2009 ADDY Awards on February 28, including the “Best of Show” and “Judge’s Choice” awards. The students won a total of 10 out of the 20 awards, more than any other competing university. The ADDYs, which are sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Greenville (AAF Greenville), honor excellence in advertising in an effort to cultivate high creative standards in the industry.
First row (left to right): Kristina Connell, from Lexington; Stephanie Wilson, from Anderson; Angela Cox, from Williamston. Second row (left to right): Christina Heaston, from Taylors; Andy Adams, from Greer; Savannah Springer, from Fletcher, N.C.
Timothy Speaker, assistant professor of art and event coordinator for AU students, said, “The strength of our fine art and graphic design program was on full display at the ADDY Awards. The entire event was a testament to our dedicated faculty and hardworking students.” Other faculty advisors included Dr. Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers, professor of art and chair of art department, and Professor Jason Smith, adjunct professor and art director at Erwin Penland in Greenville.