FSU CCI Students Take Home Multiple Student ADDY Awards


The College of Communication and Information had a strong showing at this year’s local ADDY Awards show, taking home three silver awards and a gold award across several categories of competition. The American Advertising Federation‘s ADDY awards season features a three round national competition that begins at the local level, with winners advancing through a district level before finally competing on a national stage.

This year’s winners from Florida State University include:

Elements of Advertising – Integrated Brand Identity Campaign

  • Snapple 2016 Plans Book
    • Award: Gold
    • Awardee: Arrowhead Advertising Team 2016

Online/Interactive – Website

  • “Anna Grohoski for State Senate”
    • Award: Silver
    • Awardee: Nathalie Nagamine


  • FSU Intramural Sports Manifesto
    • Award: Silver
    • Awardees: Morgan Rose and Britney Drotleff

Animation or Special Effects

  • Summer Podbusters Video Series
    • Award: Silver
    • Awardees: Jessica Schultz, Editor; Tiffany Knight, Designer; Annemarie Raskin, Designer; Nathalie Nagamine, Concept

In addition to ADDY awards, AAF Tallahassee also awards an annual $1,000 scholarship to students in the advertising field. This year, the scholarship was awarded to FSU student Eric Rosenbluth, whose creative work and application stood out among his peers from FSU and applicants from both FAMU and TCC.

“When advertising professionals recognize the excellent creative work that our students produce, it showcases the talent, dedication, and passion that our students possess,” said advertising professor Barry Solomon, “This award reflects the highest in creative achievement and I am so proud that these deserving students received this award.”