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The Modern Receives Recognition at the AAF Dayton’s 2019 Mercury Awards

[KETTERING, OH, 5/14/19] – Staff, faculty, and students of The Modern College of Design received recognition at the AAF Dayton’s 2019 Mercury …
[KETTERING, OH, 5/14/19] – Staff, faculty, and students of The Modern College of Design received recognition at the AAF Dayton’s 2019 Mercury Awards held on May 14. The awards honor advertising professionals in sales, support, media, and education.

Staff and faculty award winners included:
• Andy Sharpe, Educator of the Year
• Erin Bakara, Best Social Media Rep

A team of The Modern’s students presented their award-winning integrated marketing campaign to event attendees. The campaign was a part of the American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The Modern won second place overall and the Best Digital distinction in District 5 for the work.

Many other staff and faculty were among the Mercury Award nominees:

Best Audio/Video Production Rep:
• Cody Brown

Best Photography Rep:
• Mark Werle

Best Print/Specialties Buyer:
• Emily Shankland

Educator of the Year:
• Molly Baker
• Jessica Barry
• Michael Bonilla
• Melissa Ferguson
• Matt Flick

Mike Fariello Unsung Hero Award:
• Brian Petro
• Emily Shankland
• Kristin Schindler

Volunteers:
• Jessica Barry
• Brooke Leppla
• Betsy McFaddin
• Craig Patrick
• Heather Zehringer

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