Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

Imagewest wins 2011 Markie Awards

Imagewest has proven itself as a strong competitor in the Bowling Green marketing industry once again by winning four awards and an honorable mention at the 2011 Professional Marketing Association (PMA) Markie Awards.

Imagewest is a one-of-a-kind advertising and public relations agency run by WKU students. Each semester, a new team of fresh minds intern at the agency to produce work for clients. Imagewest entered their work in 14 categories and received the following five awards:

  • Best Marketing Campaign: Barren River Animal Welfare Association (BRAWA)
  • Best Direct Mail Piece: Imagewest seven-year anniversary and grand reopening
  • Best Press Kit/PR Campaign: Imagewest International
  • Best Specialty Item: Imagewest seven-year anniversary and grand reopening
  • Honorable Mention Fundraising Campaign/Special Event: Imagewest seven-year anniversary and grand reopening

“It was incredible to see our award-winning work displayed at the banquet,” said senior graphic designer Alan Schneller. “We devote so much time, effort and passion to make every project great at Imagewest, and it’s nice to receive recognition for that.”

The 11th Annual Markie Awards took place on Nov. 15 at the Holiday Inn University Plaza in Bowling Green. PMA is an organization for networking, professional development and peer recognition. The Markie Awards honor the best examples of marketing by PMA members in Bowling Green throughout the year. The awards are based on creativity and effectiveness derived from the project’s marketing objective, target audience and results. This year PMA recognized the company as well as the designers and vendors associated with the project.

“It’s always a gratifying experience for Imagewest at the Markie Awards Banquet,” said Heather Garcia, director and full-time staff member. “Receiving a Markie Award is a major accomplishment for the students and is something that will really stand out as they enter the workforce.”

The event’s theme “Denim & Diamonds” marked a philanthropic addition to the banquet in which the association sponsored a community drive to collect denim clothing to benefit the Bowling Green International Center. As a strong advocate of giving back to the community, Imagewest collected items at WKU and made a significant contribution to the cause.

Imagewest received awards for its seven-year anniversary and grand reopening, international trip and Barren River Animal Welfare Association.

The work that was submitted was created during the fall 2010, the spring 2011 and fall 2011 semesters.

  • Interns for the fall 2010 semester included: Clay Cauley (Carrollton, Ky.), Megan Edwards (Fort Mitchell, Ky.), Scottie Ellis (Frankfort, Ky.), Leslie Hill (Louisville, Ky.), Ker’ri Krieg (Russell Springs, Ky.), Jiwon Lee (Seoul, South Korea), Kelly Mulhall (Elizabethtown, Ky.), Leanna Norwood (Central City, Ky.), Nick Van Hooser (Woodburn, Ky.), KaiLee Viehland (Princeton, Ky.), Alice Weber (Bowling Green, Ky.) and Kara Williams (Graham, Ky.).
  • Interns for the spring 2011 semester included: Kelley Boothe (Georgetown, Ky.), Stephen Charny (Louisville, Ky.), Ryan Franklin (Louisville, Ky.), Kelly Haight (Bowling Green, Ky.), Tea Lacic (Mainz, Germany), Caitlin Pike (La Grange, Ky.), Sarah Pope (Louisville, Ky.), Stephanie Romano (Goshen, Ky.), Alan Schneller (Oakland, Ky.), Jessica Troccoli (Old Hickory, Tenn.), Jane Wood (Bowling Green, Ky.) and Justin Wuetcher (Goshen, Ky.).
  • Interns for the fall 2011 semester include: Eric Brodzinski (Noblesville, Ind.), Michelle Child (Taylor Mill, Ky.), Kayla Cruse (Upton, Ky.), Megan Dunlevy (Louisville, Ky.), Bethany Hubartt (Indianapolis, Ind.), Paige Johnson (Bowling Green, Ky.), Tony King (Louisville, Ky.), Jackelyn Mead (Hendersonville, Tenn.), Veronica Newman (Hopkinsville, Ky.), Alan Schneller (Oakland, Ky.) and Kayla Spelling (Covington, Ky.).

Contact: Heather Garcia or Michelle Child, (270) 745-8915.

All News  Now Viewing Category: All
Media Relations
Ogden News
Academic Affairs
WKU Regional Campuses
Glasgow News
Etown & Fort Knox
Owensboro News
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
The Center for Gifted Studies
Emergency Preparedness
Housing & Residence Life
Student Activities and Organizations
Augenstein Alumni Center
Campus Activities Board
The Confucius Institute
Cultural Enhancement Series
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Museum
Downing Student Union
Employee Wellness
Hardin Planetarium
Health Services
Human Resources News
Instruments of American Excellence
International Student Office
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Library News
Math News
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Office of Sustainability
Parent's Association
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Student Financial Assistance
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Employment
Student Government Association News
Student Research Council
Study Abroad
Teaching News
Van Meter Auditorium
WKU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program News
WKU Joint Admissions
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Latest Headlines
PS1 Levels 3-4 Reserved

Friday - Sunday

Ransdells to join WKU's Hall of Distinguished Alumni

This fall, Dr. Gary A. Ransdell and Julie Ransdell will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni. As new members of the 26th class of noted alumni, the Ransdells will be recognized during an 11 a.m. luncheon on Oct. 13 at Sloan Convention Center.

With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

Featured Articles
With Spirit Funder support, WKU Storm Chasers documented multiple tornadoes

This year for Dr. Josh Durkee’s annual Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting class, the students had some extra support in the form of WKU’s new crowdsource funding project, Spirit Funder.

Board of Regents to hold special budget approval, committee meetings June 23

The WKU Board of Regents will hold a special budget approval meeting and committee meetings on June 23 in the Martin Regents Room, Jody Richards Hall.

The Medical Center highlights partnership with UK, WKU at groundbreaking

Groundbreaking for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus took place Tuesday (June 6) at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The school is a partnership between The Medical Center, the University of Kentucky and WKU.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 5/2/17