Students Win More Than 80 ADDY Awards in Mid-Michigan, including Best of Show

ComArtSci students dazzled the 2021 Mid-Michigan ADDY award competition, winning numerous awards across many categories. Spartans brought home a total of 89 ADDYs in the student category, including Best of Show.

The total number of awards garnered by ComArtSci students includes 16 Gold, 30 Silver, and 43 Bronze. The Mid-Michigan ADDY Awards show was held virtually on Thursday, February 25.

Creative Advertising student, Corrah VanWingen, received the coveted Best in Show award for her piece "What's Your Worth." Several other ComArtSci students were recognized with Judge's Choice awards, including Grace Bohlen's "Take a Seat,” Jordan Ross and Dylan Gray’s “Pornhub Periodic Table,” and Jordan Brooks’ “The Wizard of Oz Book Cover.” 

The ADDY Awards is a collaborative competition hosted by the American Advertising Federation and the Mid-Michigan Creative Alliance. The event shines a spotlight on outstanding advertising students and professionals in the Mid-Michigan area. The annual awards show allows ComArtSci students to go beyond the scope of conventional coursework and showcase their talents amongst their peers and industry professionals.

Michigan State University students and staff always have a strong representation in the Mid-Michigan ADDY Awards, and 2021 was no exception.

The top ComArtSci students who received a Gold ADDY or higher at the Mid-Michigan level now will have the opportunity to advance on to compete in the National ADDY Awards. The AAF National Awards Show will be held virtually on June 11, 2021.

To learn more about the national event, click here. 

By Joe Strother

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Major in Public Relations at MSU