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The Modern’s Students Earn Hermes from AAF-Dayton

The American Advertising Federation (AAF-Dayton) hosted its annual Hermes Awards tonight in Dayton, and The Modern’s students earned a …
The American Advertising Federation (AAF-Dayton) hosted its annual Hermes Awards tonight in Dayton, and The Modern’s students earned a total of 21 awards across the bronze, silver, and gold ADDY categories. The Hermes competition recognizes excellence in marketing, advertising, and design.

One student from The Modern, Logan Hill, won the gold ADDY for students, which is named “The Dan Johnson Award for Creative Achievement.” Johnson was a respected designer, artist, and mentor who taught at The Modern for many years.

The students who won either gold or silver awards will advance to the district level of the ADDYs, competing with other winners from Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.

Student Gold Winner: Logan Hill – Piston Society Branding (GOLD)

Student Silver Winners:
Logan Hill – bethechange.org Microsite (Silver)
Logan Hill – Black Keys Promo (Silver)
Logan Hill – K&G Bike Center Website (Silver)
Ashley Knedler – Stuff Magazine (Silver)
Ashley Knedler – Unlucky Rooster (Silver)
Ashley Knedler – Yvon Chouinard Website (Silver)
Shelby Miller – Eleventh Candle Co. (Silver)
Shelby Miller – Mountain Sweet Honey Co. Branding (Silver)
Rachel Shurte – Caro Emerald Gig Poster Series (Silver)
Anna Smith – East Dayton Meats Branding (Silver)
Ethan VanEtten – Provision + Co. Lookbook (Silver)

Bronze Student Winners:
Josey Allen – Spaulding Website (Bronze)
Abby Beneke – Larabar Website (Bronze)
Lindsey Bidwell – New Vocations Website (Bronze)
Logan Hill – IBM x NASA (Bronze)
Maggie McCartney – Duncan Hines Packaging (Bronze)
Shelby Miller – Rainforest Alliance Microsite (Bronze)
Owen Rendel – Yoga Outlet Website (Bronze)
Brandon Robbins – Holy Hopper Label Design (Bronze)
Rachel Ruth – Honeys Branding (Bronze)
Kelly Whybrew – GTS Living Foods Ad Series (Bronze)

“Tonight’s event recognized the perseverance and creativity these students poured into their work in 2019,” shared Jessica Barry, president of The Modern. “I am honored to watch each of them grow into the design leaders of tomorrow.”

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