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The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) announced that Avila Communication students have been honored with three 2013 Gold Hermes and an Honorable Mention for their projects.  This is only the second year that Avila has entered the Hermes Creative Awards, and for the second year they have won this prestigious international award.

Amiee Adams and Jaclyn Wacha won two gold Hermes Creative Awards.  The first in the category of Design/Media Kit for "I Don't Sweat I sparkle," and also in the category Marketing Collateral/Branding/Media Kit for " the Glitter Run."  The Adams/Wacha team created their winning entry as part of a project for Linda Strelluf's Promotional Writing class.  The plan to benefit Breast Cancer research, was created for a "real life client," Paradise Park in Lee's Summit, Missouri and is scheduled to be implemented.

Corporate Communication Seminar Student team, Austin Stockard, Quiana Haney, Josh Grimes, Emilee Bickleman, Chrstina Parisse, James Chapman and Peter Kondracki received a Gold Award in the Pro Bono Category for "Veterans' Voices," which was created for the Hospitalized Veterans' Writing Project.

Mary Katherine LaRose was honored with a Hermes Creative Award Honorable Mention in the category of Branding/Event Promotion for the "The Anatomy of Freedom".  The cline was Free the Girls.  The work was part of an assignment for Integrated Brand Communication taught by Dr. J Anthony Snorgrass.

"The Hermes Creative Awards honors the messengers and creators of traditional and emerging media.  This is NOT a student competition, although students are permitted to enter, our students are competing with the top communication professionals in the world." Strelluf laughed as she added, "win or not, I LOVE OUR STUDENTS, but winning is really fun!!!

For more information about the Hermes Creative award go to http://www.hermesawards.com/

Pictured below: Front row: Quiany Haney, Emilee Bickleman, Back Row: Austin Stockard, Josh Grimes and Christina Parisse

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