AAF Omaha Awards 2014 Scholarships

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American Advertising Federation Omaha Awards

Scholarships for 2014-2015 School Year 

(Omaha, Neb. – May 20, 2014) – American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), formerly the Omaha Federation of Advertising, announced winners of the 2014 AAF Omaha Scholarships.  In 1987, AAF Omaha established two scholarship funds to honor students attending CreightonUniversity, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney.  For the third year, in addition to already established scholarship funds, AAF Omaha is administering a Richard Holland Advertising Scholarship to student(s) attending college, design and trade schools in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area. 

“These scholarships are just one way our organization fosters the growth of our advertising industry,” said Michael Johnson, AAF Omaha’s president. “We want to build our industry’s future leaders by helping students pursue their dreams and careers in advertising, marketing, graphic design and communications.” AAF Omaha is able to award a total of $14,800 in scholarship funds to outstanding area student members this year. 

Eligible students must have completed the first semester of their junior year as an advertising, graphic design, marketing or communications related major and show great interest in the field of advertising.  Selection criteria includes academic performance of a 3.0 grade point average or above and participation in extracurricular activities, including AAF student advertising club involvement such as the Meet the Pros educational conference hosted annually by AAF Omaha. 

AAF Omaha is pleased to award three $2,000 scholarships to the following students: 

  • Cierra Calfee, CreativeCenter
  • Sarah Bergeron, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Marissa Pfeifer, University of Nebraska at Kearney 

$1,400 scholarships will be awarded to the following two students: 

  • Molly Misek, CreightonUniversity
  • Carolyn Pokorney, CreightonUniversity 

$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the following six students: 

  • Danyelle Stephenson, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Ashley Anderson, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Matt Schultz, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Victoria Thompson, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Shaunie Gaspari, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Renae Breemes, University of Nebraska at Kearney 

For more information on the AAF Omaha scholarship programs, visit www.aafomaha.org or contact our office at 402.561.6625. 

With more than 330 members, the American Advertising Federation Omaha is the unifying voice for advertising in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area.

 

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