SCF Communications and Marketing Department Wins Seven State Awards

(Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 11, 2018) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota’s (SCF) Communications and Marketing (CAM) department has won seven awards from the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Communications and Marketing Commission (CMC). The AFC has 28 member colleges.

SCF brought home five first-place awards, a second-place award and a third-place award. First place awards were for SCF’s Annual Report; publication of an article about SCF alumnus and inventor Sean Chan; an admissions marketing brochure designed to look like a graduation cap; a marketing campaign for the college’s new Weekend College; and a poster advertising music and theatre scholarship auditions. SCF also took home a second-place award for a marketing campaign for the new “BSN in 4” nursing program and a third-place award for an admissions direct-mail piece.

CAM staff who had a role in the winning projects include Jamie Smith, director; Mace Thirtle, lead graphic designer; Sonjai Persaud, graphic designer; Kristen Hogentogler, former digital media coordinator; Marci Shantz, marketing coordinator; Toni Jefferies, communications coordinator; and Jon Stanton, creative content coordinator.

“The CAM team really swept this year’s awards, and I couldn’t be prouder of their dedication to professionalism and excellent design,” said Smith. “Their efforts promoting SCF and its programs ensure the residents of Manatee and Sarasota counties know about the college’s important role in the community.”

For more information, visit or contact Jamie Smith at or 941-780-5075.

CAM AFC Awards

CAM brought home seven awards from the 2018 AFC conference

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