Student Receives Philly Ad Club Scholarship Award

For Immediate Release
April 23, 2010

(Philadelphia, PA) Jaeger Cohen, a junior Graphic Design major at Moore, is the recipient of The Philly Ad Club’s 2010 “Philly’s Future” Scholarship Award, accompanied by a cash prize of $1,000.

Jaeger was named among ten local students who received more than $15,000 in support in the form of scholarships, mentoring and internship opportunities, and a complimentary one year membership to the Philly Ad Club.

Vince Giannini, president of the Philly Ad Club Board of Governors in announcing the award said, “We feel passionately about recognizing and rewarding outstanding student achievements in the advertising and communications arena.  These promising students are the future of our industry.”

Twenty different colleges and universities across the greater Philadelphia area nominated juniors who have recently demonstrated excellence in their academic, professional and personal lives.  The “Philly’s Future” Scholarship Award is presented annually to those students who demonstrate a high level of personal, professional and academic achievement.

Graphic Design professor Gigi McGee nominated Cohen.

“I am extremely honored to be one of the award winners,” Cohen said. “I plan to use this scholarship money to further my education in the arts. I would like to thank Gigi McGee and everyone at Moore for providing this wonderful opportunity to prosper as a talented designer.”

Other student winners were represented by LaSalle University, Cabrini College, Hussian School, Rowan University, Saint Joseph’s University and Ursinus College. 

Footage of all the winners and nominees during their “Philly’s Future” interview with the Philly Ad Club can be seen on its YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/phillyadclubstudents.

The Philly Ad Club, is a non-profit organization and member of the national American Advertising Federation (AAF), serving the industry’s professionals with distinction.  As one of the region’s largest and most active trade associations, more than 1,700 advertising, marketing, media and public relations professionals work to improve and promote high standards in the advertising industry.  The Philly Ad Club, is the largest professional organization for advertising and communications professionals in the Philadelphia region.

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April 22, 2010
Jaeger Cohen, a junior Graphic Design major at Moore, is the recipient of The Philly Ad Club’s 2010 “Philly’s Future” Scholarship Award, accompanied by a cash prize of $1,000.

Published on April 23rd, 2010