Joe Wyatt
Published December 20, 2019

The Communications and Marketing Department at Amarillo College captured five Gold-level national marketing accolades in the Education Digital Marketing Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report.

WinningGoldINThe Education Digital Marketing Awards recognize “exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness” among educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media.


AC emerged from a large pool of distinguished contestants that submitted more than 1,000 entries to capture the following Gold Awards:

Social Media – Amarillo College Social Media Content

Online Publication – Teaching for Transformation Magazine

Digital Video – Thank You for Being Our Student

Digital Marketing Program – Amarillo College Digital Marketing Program

Digital Short Video – AC Library: More than just Books


“These prestigious awards are gratifying, not only for their affirmation of what we are doing today, but for what our marketing approach portends for the future of Amarillo College,” said Kevin Ball, AC’s vice president of communication and marketing.


“I believe the College is poised to excel as the digital world evolves because we are always willing to explore the boundaries of what is possible.”


Submissions for the Education Digital Marketing Awards were reviewed by a national panel of industry experts and were judged against entries from similar-sized institutions.

Awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges placing them in the top 16 percent of the nation for advertising excellence. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.