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Loyola's assistant VP for marketing wins Ad Person of the Year - Loyola students and staff bring home ADDY gold and silver awards

April 4, 2008

The Ad Club of New Orleans recently named Terrell Fisher, Loyola University New Orleans' assistant vice president for marketing, an Ad Person of the Year at the club's 2007-2008 ADDY Awards ceremony.

Fisher's recognition as the Marketing/Communications Director of the Year was based on nominations and testimonies from area advertising and marketing professionals. Fisher has more than 30 years experience in the marketing industry, most of it garnered in New Orleans. Under her leadership, the marketing, publication and promotion efforts for Loyola University have resulted in national recognition.

Loyola's office of Publications and Marketing Communications was also recognized for its work with five Silver ADDY Awards in the advertising creative excellence competition.

Advertising for the Arts & Sciences - Cornet Exhibit Catalog; Mary Degnan, publications manager and graphic design, and Twomey Print Shop

Photography, Color - Summer After the Rain; Harold Baquet, university photographer

Specialty Advertising - Class of 2011 Orientation Beads; Allee Parker, art director

Not-For-Profit Magazine - Loyola University New Orleans Magazine Fall 2007; Ray Willhoft, editor/writer; Allee Parker, art director; Earthcolor, printer/mailer; Harold Baquet, photographer

Not-for-Profit Collateral Materials - Loyola University Campus Visit Brochure; Allee Parker, art director; Ray Willhoft, writer; Harold Baquet, photographer

Additionally, five mass communication seniors at Loyola won a Student Gold ADDY for their project, Waldorf Education in New Orleans: The Hill School, which was entered by Insight Advertising. The students involved in the project were Anna Toujas, account executive; Ted Makarewicz, creative director; Ann-Elise Lady, account planner; Christopher Brady, promotions/PR; and Claire DePauw, media planner. The students completed the project for the Hill School in Dr. Anita G. Day's Advertising Campaigns course at Loyola.

The Ad Club of New Orleans hosted the ADDY Awards ceremony Friday, March 28, at the Ogden Museum of Fine Art. This annual dinner and awards presentation was attended by more than 300 individuals of the local advertising and media business.

The ADDY Awards Competition is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. The ADDY Awards Competition is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.

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