MC students claim six prizes at annual Michigan State design contest

Four Marietta College students were honored for their creative efforts, including one first-place finish, in the 2006 Michigan State University Design Contest for College Students.

It is the fifth consecutive year that a Marietta College student has taken first place in at least one category as senior Kenny Cramer of Fleming, Ohio, took the top prize in arts & illustration.

Cramer, the son of Thomas and Linda Cramer, also claimed an honorable mention in the same category. Senior Stajah Lee Hoeflich of Marietta, Ohio, also earned honorable mention in arts & illustration. Hoeflich is the daughter of Daniel and Tammy Hendrickson.

Senior Amanda Cobb of Lima, Ohio, finished second in photography. Cobb, the daughter of Janet Cobb, also earned honorable mention in the category.

Senior Rachel Cass of Columbus, Ohio, picked up an honorable mention in promotions. Cass is the daughter of Phil and Sue Cass.

This international contest included categories ranging from newspaper design to promotional design and illustration. Students from major universities and small colleges participated in the competition, including the University of Oregon, Virginia Commonwealth University, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and Ohio University.

All work submitted to the contest must have been completed for a college class, a student publication, an internship or student job while the student was enrolled.

The design staff of the National Post of Toronto, Ontario, judged the competition. For contest results, visit them online.