~ Pictured in photo above, from left: Kristine Ogawa, Kevin Dakin, Marvin Romero, NanJu Kim, Jeff Vinogradoff, Leen Almasri and Ghada Alfayez.

Fresno State students from the Department of Art and Design received amazing news in April for their incredible achievements competing in the Regional District 14 Student American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY Awards.

The Regional awards is the second tier of a three-tier competition, as part of the Fresno Advertising Federation and the 2018 American Advertising Awards, where Fresno State graphic design students competed against other local ad clubs in showcasing their fantastic creative work. The students competing in District 14 represent the Fresno, Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas.

Student ADDY Award WinnersOut of the Art and Design students recognized for their amazing accomplishments, six received gold and 14 received silver. Three gold winners are pictured here from left to right, Kristine Ogawa, Alumni Timothy McAttee and Jeff Vinogradoff.

The winners will compete in the next tier at the National ADDY competition. Regional Gold Award winners automatically qualify to advance to the next level and Regional Silver Award winners have the option to compete at the Nationals, as well.

Here is a list of the winners and their awards:

  • Kevin Dakin
    • GOLD – Packaging, “The Angry Pepper Packaging”
    • SILVER – Point of Purchase, “Sequoia Clothing Hangtag”
    • SILVER – Social Media Single Execution, “Inviga Social Media Graphic”
    • SILVER – Logo, “Furry Sidekicks Logotype”
  • Sameera Mahmoud
    • SILVER – Packaging, “Sunny Select Hot Chocolate Redesign”
  • Carla Santiago
    • SILVER – Packaging, “Crunchies Packaging”
    • SILVER – Magazine Advertising Campaign, “Sequoia Clothing Co”
    • SILVER – Logo, “Furry Sidekicks Animal Rescue”
  • Marvin Romero
    • GOLD – Point of Purchase, “Sequoia Clothing Hangtag”
    • SILVER – Stationery Package- Single or Multiple Pieces, “It’s Gogi Time! Business Card”
    • SILVER – Logo, “It’s Gogi Time! Logo”
  • Julio Delores
    • SILVER – Packaging, “157 Entrepreneur Expo”
  • Jerrod Patton
    • SILVER – Packaging, “Prancing Pepper Hot Sauce”
    • SILVER – Logo, “Tomato Bowl Logo”
  • Eduardo Del Toro
    • SILVER – Packaging, “Crunchies”
    • SILVER – Poster Single, “High Rise Festival”
    • SILVER – Logo, “Black Beard’s”
  • Kristine Ogawa
    • GOLD – Stationery Package – Single or Multiple Pieces, “K.O. Business Card”
    • SILVER – Cover, “Bitch Magazine Cover Illustration”
    • GOLD – Illustration Campaign, “Masks of the Spirits”
  • NanJu Kim
    • GOLD – Stationery Package – Single or Multiple Pieces, “Crunchies Packaging”
    • SILVER – Magazine Advertising Campaign, “North Korea Poster”
  • Timothy McAtee
    • GOLD – Magazine Design, “Personal Portfolio”
  • Cindy Yang
    • SILVER – Logo, “The California Park Company Logo”
  • Elisa Villanueva
    • SILVER – Logo Design, “Cheeze Wiz Food Truck”
  • Nouchee Vang
    • SILVER – Illustration Single, “The Wolf in the Woods”
  • Jeff Vinogradoff
    • GOLD – Illustration Single, “The Notebook”
  • Katie Essman
    • SILVER – Illustration Single, “Cuppa Java”
  • Beth Izard
    • SILVER – Illustration Campaign, “Zodiac Flapper Series”

To read about the first tier of the competition at the local level, click here.