~ Pictured in photo – Back row, from left: Miguel Avila, Nancy Mohamed, Marvin Romero and Tim McAtee; front row, from left: Jenna Milford, Katherine Nijmeddin and Kevin Dakin

The American Advertising Awards recently announced the 2017 District 14 Award winners. Fresno State Graphic Design students were recognized for their outstanding creative work by receiving four Gold Student ADDY Awards and 47 Silver Student ADDY Awards.

District 14 represents the Fresno, Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas. The Gold Award winners will automatically advance to the next level, which is the Nationals. The Silver Award winners have the option to compete at the Nationals as well.

The following are the Fresno State Graphic Design students that have received District 14 Gold Student ADDY Awards: Dominic Grijalva, Daniel Martinez, Marcos Contreras and Jenna Milford.

The American Advertising Awards, formaly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition. Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier national competition. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

The National ADDY Award ceremonies will be held on June 10 in New Orleans.

Congratulations to our graphic design students for being recognized for their outstanding creative achievements by receiving this prestigious award.