HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet students and members of the university’s Agency 429 advertising club recently earned five awards in the AAF-NCI Addy competition.
Addy awards, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation, represent distinction within the world’s largest advertising-related competition.
Students Jen Muha, of Schererville; Celina Lewis, of Hobart; Desiree Farkas, of Dyer; and Roberto Cisneros, of Hammond, received a student silver Addy in each of the following categories: Consumer Publication Campaign and Out-of-Home Single and a student gold Addy in the category Single Non-Traditional. Students Josh Spiekhout of Highland and Autumn Cueller of Crown Point received a student gold in Digital Mobile Applications.
Additionally, Spiekhout and Cueller gained awards in the category of Best in Show-Student.
The gold award winners advance to the regional Addy competition in April for an opportunity to qualify for national competition in June.
Purdue Calumet’s Agency 429 is comprised of students primarily from the university’s Departments of Communication & Creative Arts and Marketing, Human Resources & Management. The Agency 429 student advertising award tally (from 2007-13) is now 17.