AC captures nine prestigious national advertising awards

Amarillo College is pleased to announce that its Communications and Marketing Department has received nine prestigious accolades, including six of Gold and three of Silver, in the 38th Annual Education Advertising Awards.

AC captured Gold Awards for a variety of initiatives, from its Relaunch of Badger Athletics to its efforts in support of AC’s comprehensive campaign, Badger Bold.

The largest educational advertising awards competition in the country, the Educational Advertising Awards received more than 2,000 entries from colleges, universities and secondary schools in all 50 states and numerous foreign countries.

“There is a never-ending supply of outstanding programs, activities, and accomplishments to market and publicize at Amarillo College, and our talented team has a knack for making the most of every opportunity,” Kevin Ball, AC vice president of communications and marketing said.

“They consistently excel when it comes to pushing the envelope and exploring the boundaries of what is possible.”

Gold Awards presented to AC were for the following:

  • Blog Sites – AC News
  • Class Schedules – Kids’ College 2022 Camp Schedule
  • Special Promotions Campaign – Relaunch of Badger Athletics
  • Television Advertising Series – Make Success Personal
  • Total Digital Marketing Program – AC Digital Marketing 2022
  • Total Fund Raising/Development Campaign – Badger Bold

The College captured Silver recognition for:

  • Installations – Athletic Center Wall Wrap
  • Integrated Marketing Campaign – Level UP at AC – 2022 Integrated Campaign
  • Public/Internal – Teaching for Transformation Magazine 2022

Judges for the Educational Advertising Awards consisted of a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals.

“I am continually amazed at the high caliber of creativity and professionalism demonstrated by the talented individuals in our Communications and Marketing Department,” AC President Russell Lowery-Hart said. “While I am personally gratified whenever they win national awards such as this, I truly am never surprised.”