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Coastal Carolina University students win ADDY awards

February 12, 2009

Coastal Carolina University students won the Best in Show ADDY award in the student division, for the fall 2008 issue of Tempo magazine, the student features publication. Students also won two silver and two gold ADDYS and a special judges' award.

The ADDYs were presented by the American Advertising Federation-Coastal Carolinas (formerly known as Coastal Advertising & Marketing Professionals).

The fall 2008 issue of Tempo won a gold ADDY in the student category. The issue was produced by editor Lauren Formalarie, a senior communication major from Belchertown, Mass.; assistant editor Amanda Kraft, a 2008 graduate in English; and art director Rob Byrd, a senior art major from Cincinnati, Ohio. Tempo is the features magazine written for and by students in the fall and spring semesters.

Archarios, the students' art and literature magazine, also won a gold ADDY for its spring 2008 magazine. Megan Fisher, a 2008 graduate in English, was editor; and Jeremy Alford, a 2008 graduate in art, was art director.

Tempo magazine also won two silver ADDYs for its spring 2008 edition and its Web site. The 2008 spring staff was editor Stephanie Hutto, a former interdisciplanary studies student; assistant editor Formalarie and art director Byrd.

A new award, the judges' "I'd Hire You Tomorrow," was also presented to the 2008 staff of Archarios.

Faculty advisers for the University publications that were honored are Paul Olsen, visual arts professor and chair of the department, Archarios; and Linda Hollandsworth, English professor, and Melissa Paschuk, academic adviser, Tempo.

Tempo will be automatically entered into the regional competition, where it will compete against the best student work from the southern and eastern regions.