Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-02-27

Samford University graphic design student Bob Miller won Student Best of Show and an accompanying $2,000 cash prize at the recent Birmingham Advertising Federation's ADDY Awards presentation Feb. 23.

Miller, a senior from Glasgow, Ky., also won a Gold ADDY in the poster design category. Both awards were for his submitted design for Homewood's Salamander Festival poster. He will now compete for regional honors in the Advertising Federation of America competition.

Other Samford graphic design students recognized at the event were: Kimberly McDaniel of Clanton, $1,000 silver award, interactive media; and Dana Kaita of Dothan, $1,000 silver award, interactive CD/DVD.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.