The Advertising Club of Buffalo awarded two $500 scholarships at their Student Saturday Portfolio Review event on Saturday, April 12 in the Villa Maria College Library.
Both scholarship winners are Graphic Design students at Villa. Aziza Abdul-Alim ’16 won first place, and Leah Alles ’15 took home second place. The runner-up was a student from RIT. There were a total of 30 students at the event, which included entries from Buffalo State College, University at Buffalo, Daemen Collge, Canisius College, and SUNY Binghampton.
Agency art directors, academic professors, successful freelancers and many other experienced professionals reviewed student portfolios to give students feedback on their samples and presentation.
The Advertising Club of Buffalo supports and connects communications professionals in Western New York. For more information about the Advertising Club of Buffalo visit www.advertisingclubofbuffalo.com.
A private, co-educational, Catholic college, Villa Maria offers students a unique experience to learn and grow with a culturally diverse student population and a growing baccalaureate culture that lives its values of truth, charity, and unity.