ADDY Award Grants National Recognition to Graphic Design Students

Published on Mon, March 16, 2009

Marywood University graphic design students were the recipients of the Student ADDY Award under the direction of Assistant Art Professors Chris Medley and Kevin O'Neill. Marywood senior, Jess Confer, scored top honors with two gold ADDY awards and the Best of Show award.

The Northeast Pennsylvania Advertising club coordinates the ADDY competition and application process for the regional students including the two levels of competition; professional and student. The ADDY awards are the world's largest advertising competition with over 60,000 entries annually submitted. The ADDY awards recognize all forms of advertising, from types of media to entrants from various levels around the world. The American Advertising Federation conducts the ADDY Awards through its 15 districts and 200 member clubs. It is the sole award program in the advertising industry.

Pictured, from left to right: Chris Medley, Assistant Professor of Art; Students: Jess Confer, Katie Lagonegro, Shannon Zekoski, Anna Mizer and Joey Zarcone; Kevin O'Neill, Assistant Professor of Art; students Joanne Taffaro and Jess Meoni.