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FAMU Only University Recognized as Graphic Students Win 15 Awards

The Florida A&M University School of Journalism and Graphic Communication (SJGC) announces its students have received 15 awards at the 2008 Printing Association of Florida (PAF) Print Awards. The awards were announced at the association's annual conference in Orlando.

FAMU was the only university honored among 78 Florida-based printing, graphic arts companies, and schools.

"We are delighted the Printing Association of Florida has recognized our students' work," said James Hawkins, SJGC dean. "This will signal to the printing community that students in our school are learning the skills they will need in the workplace."

The students won one Best of Category Award, two Awards of Excellence and 12 Honorable Mentions.

The students participating in the competition were:

Angelica Broadus
Windham Graves
Cleather H. Hathcock, III
Alicia Hope
Stephanie M. King
Matefia Poitier
Tchanarian Roche
Delarian "Dee" Roper
James Scott
Yvette Summers
Terrance Ward
Riana Winters

"We applaud these students' work," said Arvid Mukes, SJGC associate dean and director of the Division of Graphic Communication. "We also recognize and appreciate the work of Kay Wilder, a professor of graphic design. Professor Wilder encouraged these students to participate and coordinated their entries."

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