Published: 03-25-2021

Future graphic designers also bring home 17 gold, 28 silver ADDYs

Pensacola State College graphic design and photography students won three Judges Choice Awards and 17 gold and 28 silver American Advertising Awards under the guidance of PSC professors ─ Mark Francis, Mark Hopkins, Kristen Regan and Keith Wall ─ at the local level during a virtual ceremony held on Feb. 26.

Judges Choice Awards winners were Jennifer Manare for “EVERYTHING IS FINE” in the cover category and Danny Nguyen for the “Genital Mutilation Poster Series” in the campaign category. Both entries also received gold ADDYs.

A reception to honor the student-winners is set for 3 p.m. Friday, April 23, in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus.

The American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDYs, “honor excellence in advertising and cultivate the highest creative standards in the industry.” The AAF student division of the competition is open to full- and part-time college students and student interns attending accredited U.S. institutions.

Gold ADDY winners were:
● Joshua Clark, “The History of the Bicycle,” single illustration category
● Spencer Clark, “Modern Fashion – Stamps,” single illustration category
● Alana Cox, “Schlindler’s List Movie Poster,” single category
● Jay Dunham, “BUNA – Coffee & Sweets,” campaign category
● Courtney Goodman, “Helvetica is not dead.,” magazine design category
● Courtney Goodman, “Sundance Film Festival Poster,” single category
● Courtney Goodman, “George Floyd,” single category
● Lindsi Hicks, “Soul Soup Packaging,” packaging category
● Lindsi Hicks, “Burberry Bag Poster,” single illustration category
● Lindsi Hicks, “Dior Maquillaje Poster,” single illustration category
● Miranda Magha, “Dirty Heads Album,” cover category
● Anthony McGriff, “J. Wavy Surf & Turf,” logo design category
● Danny Nyugen, “Kilgore Review Booklet Cover,” cover category
● Danny Nyugen, “Genital Mutilation Poster Series,” illustration campaign category
● Amanda Schmidt, “Finishing School Cover Series,” cover/editorial spread or feature series category.

Silver ADDY winners were:
● Husna Abubakar, “Mystery Book Cover Designs,” cover/editorial spread or feature series category
● Husna Abubakar, “Prosper Logo,” logo design category
● Jared Barrow, “Makers Mark,” single (full page or less) category
● Jared Barrow, “Vanderbilt’s Craft Cocktails,” logo design category
● Amber Beasley, “Cold as Ice,” digitally enhanced single category
● Elisabeth Carver, “The Last One Alive Wins,” campaign category
● Joshua Clark, “Offset Design Conference,” special event material (invitations, announcements, cards, etc.) category
● Spencer Clark, “Aroma – Fragrance,” packaging category
● Spencer Clark, “Vaad-Kuh Pride Spiked Seltzers,” packaging category
● Alana Cox, “Black Tie Wine,” packaging category
● Alana Cox, “Rocky Mountain Coffee Co.,” logo design category
● Kylie Crowell, “The Preservationists,” campaign category
● Courtney Goodman, “Purelife Chocolate Packaging,” packaging category
● Courtney Goodman, “Big Foot Brewery Stationary,” stationery package ─ single or multiple pieces category
● Courtney Goodman, “Black Lives Matter,” single category
● Courtney Goodman, “Black Lives Matter Poster Series,” campaign category
● Courtney Goodman, “Big Foot Brewery,” logo design category
● Jennifer Manare, “BLUR Vodka Infusions,” packaging category
● Amelia Moore, “Commercial Photography,” campaign category
● Sandra Moore, “Plastic Waste Infographic,” campaign category
● Danny Nguyen, “Hurricane Review Poetry Book,” book design category
● Amanda Schmidt, “Sandy Paws Grooming,” logo design category
● Amanda Schmidt, “High Society Charm,” illustration single category
● Cheryl Sturges, “2020 Studio Portraiture,” campaign category
● Eileen Medina Torres, “Prism Brew,” packaging category
● Eileen Medina Torres, “OFFSET Dublin Design Conference,” special events materials (invitations, announcements, cards, etc.) category
● Eileen Medina Torres, “Hard as Nails,” single (full page or less) category
● Brandon White, “Sally’s Wake,” digitally enhanced single category.

Also, Zack Blessing, a 2017 Pensacola State graduate and graphic designer in the College’s Marketing and Information Department, also won an ADDY for his freelance work – a logo for the Pace High School Percussion Group.