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Ringling College Advertising Design Graduate Wins National Silver Student ADDY Award
June 9, 2013 - Ringling College alumnus Josh Woolbert, a 2013 Advertising Design graduate, won a National Silver Student ADDY Award for his newspaper campaign "LÃ¶wensenf Extra," which was presented during the American Advertising Federations national conference AdAmerica this past Saturday, June 8, in Phoenix, Arizona. Josh's fellow Ad Design classmate and 2013 alumnus Rick St Louis was the photographer for the campaign.
The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the world. The competition features both professional and student award categories and received nearly 50,000 entries this year.
Josh's winning work was part of an assignment to create a campaign for an international product targeting American consumers. His inspiration for "LÃ¶wensenf Extra" was to make German foods that have become Americanized taste German again.
Josh is interning this summer in New York City at The Bull-White House and Rick is also in the Big Apple interning at Tribal DDB Worldwide.
Congratulations to Josh, Rick and the entire Advertising Design faculty for this incredible honor!
Josh's Portolfio site
Rick's Portfolio site
ABOUT THE AAF
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation's oldest national advertising trade association, and the only association representing all facets of the advertising industry, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the "Unifying Voice for Advertising." The AAF also has 15 district operations, each located in and representing a different region of the nation. The AAF's membership is comprised of nearly 100 blue chip corporate members comprising the nation's leading advertisers, advertising agencies, and media companies; a national network of nearly 200 local federations, representing 40,000 advertising professionals, located in ad communities across the country; and more than 200 AAF college chapters, with over 6,500 student members. The AAF operates a host of programs and initiatives including the Advertising Hall of Fame, the ADDY Awards, the National Student Advertising Competition, the Mosaic Center on Multiculturalism, and summer Ad Camps for high school students in Chicago and Washington.