2011 AAF Omaha Scholarship Winners
American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), formerly the Omaha Federation of Advertising, announced winners of the 2011 AAF Omaha Scholarships. In 1987, AAF Omaha established two scholarship funds to honor students attending Creighton University, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney.
“Offering scholarships is just one way our organization can help foster the growth of the advertising industry,” said Ashlee Purcell, AAF Omaha’s president. “AAF Omaha takes great pride in supporting the industry’s future leaders by helping students pursue careers in advertising, marketing, graphic design and communications.”
Eligible students must have completed the first semester of their junior year as an advertising, graphic design, marketing or communications related major and show great interest in the field of advertising. Selection criteria include academic performance of a 3.0 grade point average or above and extracurricular activities including AAF student advertising club involvement.
We are pleased to award three $2,000 scholarships to the following students:
- Destini Burns, University of Nebraska at Omaha
- Amanda Olson, University of Nebraska at Kearney
- Lacie M. Wiese, University of Nebraska at Kearney
$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the following three students:
- Teonne A. Daye, University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Kelly McManus, Creighton University
- Makinzie Vowels, Creighton University