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Three Avila students honored with Bronze Quill Awards

May 9, 2011
For more information, contact Bob Luder at 816.501.2434.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo - - Three Avila communications students recently were honored for their work at the Bronze Quill Gala, sponsored by the Kansas City International Association of Business Communicators.

Trisha Simmons was awarded a Bronze Quill and a $1,000 scholarship from KC/IABC for her BancAbility with LendAbility campaign for the Bank of Lee's Summit. Valerie Reed was honored with an Award of Merit for her Bank of Lee's Summit-You're Our Core customer appreciation plan. Erin Hopper's American Duct Cleaning public relations and event campaign was presented with a Certificate of Recognition in absentia.

The Bronze Quill Awards is the KC/IABC's annual award program celebrating talent, creativity and resourcefulness of communicators. Senior communicators from across the country judge each entry and provide valuable feedback.



Avila University is a private, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs. Avila University is located at 119th and Wornall Rd in southwest suburban Kansas City, Mo.