Joe Wyatt
Published March 1, 2019

Just days after capturing four national awards for digital marketing, the Communications and Marketing Department at Amarillo College garnered a windfall of 17 additional awards for its aggregate 2018 marketing efforts.

Success Is AC NewsAmong the accolades bestowed on AC at the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards – the largest and oldest educational advertising awards competition in the country – are 6 Gold awards; 3 Silver; 3 Bronze; and 5 Merit.


Judging was performed by a national panel that included professional marketing and advertising professionals who culled through 2,200 entries from over 1,000 colleges and universities from all 50 states.


In capturing two of the awards, one Gold and one Merit, the College collaborated with Creative Cannon*, an advertising and creative agency in Amarillo.


Amarillo College Awards:



Catalog – Badger Kids Campus Schedule

Imprinted Materials – Success is Growing Potted Plants

Magazine Advertising – Success is Forging the Future of Amarillo

Newspaper Advertising – Success is Growing (horticulture ad)

Special Video Production – Who Do You Want to Be?

Television Advertising Series (with Creative Cannon*) – Success Is (TV spots)



Logo/Letterhead Design – Thrive Scholarship Program Logo

Magazine Advertising – Thrive Scholarship Program

Radio Advertising Series – Success Is (radio spots)



Outdoor Advertising – Success is Forging the Future of Amarillo (billboards)

Special Event – Chalk it Up (sidewalk art contest)

Special Promotions – Summer Youth Musical (The Secret Garden)



Student Viewbook – Success is Unfolding (viewbook)

Brochure – Success is Growing (horticulture brochure)

Special Video Production – Thrive Scholarship = $0 for College

Outdoor Advertising – Success is Earning More in Less Time (billboards)

Special Video Production (with Creative Cannon*) – College Greenhouse Tour