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.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.