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PPCC Sweeps ADDY Awards
Karen Kovaly, March 6, 2013
Colorado Springs, Colo. – March 6, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) swept the 2013 American Advertising Federation Colorado Springs (AAFCS) ADDY Awards with its Marketing Department winning a total 14 ADDY Awards, 3 gold and 11 silver, and PPCC students winning 12 Student ADDY Awards. Of the awards won by the college, the most prestigious was the Best in Show-Broadcasting for the college’s “Scary Movie” theatre spot.
The local ADDY Awards are an annual event sponsored by AAFCS. The awards recognize and celebrate the best creative ideas submitted by organizations and individuals in the local advertising community. ADDY Awards are given in the categories of Best in Show, Gold and Silver.
AAFCS, a chapter of the American Advertising Federation, works to improve the understanding, practice and quality of advertising. Its membership includes public relations/marketing agencies, advertisers, media, suppliers, educators, retailers and the students who will one day enter the world of advertising.
Below is a comprehensive list of ADDY Awards won by the PPCC Marketing & Communication Department:
Gold ADDY Awards
· Best of Show-Broadcasting: Scary Movie Television Spot
· Television 30 Second Spot: Scary Movie Television Spot
· Television In-Theater Commercials or Slides: Scary Movie Theater Spot
Silver ADDY Awards
· Collateral Campaign Material: PPCC Fran Folsom Dinner Campaign
· Collateral Brochure Material Four Color: PPCC Strategic Plan
· Newspaper Campaign: PPCC Big Arts Night Newspaper Campaign
· Television Campaign: PPCC Television Campaign
· Theater Campaign: PPCC Theater Campaign
· Television In-Theater Commercials or Slides: PPCC Car Chase Theater Spot, PPCC Love Story Theater Spot, PPCC The Spy Who Loved Us Theater Spot
· Television 60 Seconds or more: PPCC Car Chase Television Spot, PPCC Love Story Television Spot, PPCC The Spy Who Loved Us Television Spot
PPCC Student Awards
· AJ Virgil: Silver ADDY for Promotional Poster
· Bob Gardner: Silver ADDY for Promotional Poster, Silver ADDY for Photography Manipulation
· Duane Dinverno: Gold ADDY for Illustration, Silver ADDY for Elements of Visual Advertising
· Matt Radcliffe: Gold ADDY for Logo Design
· Tammy Oliver: Gold ADDY for Product Packaging Design, Silver ADDY for Poster Campaign, Silver ADDY for Promotional Poster
· Tanya Shaw: Gold ADDY for Logo Design, Silver ADDY for Elements of Advertising Brochure, Silver ADDY for Elements of Advertising Stationary
Pikes Peak Community College, in its 45th year of operation, is a two-year college offering associate’s degrees and various certifications in career and technical fields. With four campuses, three military education centers in El Paso county and more than 200 programs of study, PPCC serves approximately 22,000 students annually.