NIC students receive $1,000 scholarship


North Idaho College student Jamie Murphy and NIC alumna Krista Brand, both of Coeur d’Alene, recently received the prestigious Toni Robideaux Scholarship from the Spokane Advertising Federation.
 
|photo1|Murphy, a graphic design/fine arts and theater major, was chosen as the recipient of the award in the graphic design/set design category, one of five categories. Brand, a recent graduate of the NIC Graphic Design program, earned the award in the graphic design category.
 
Murphy and Brand used work created in the NIC Graphic Design program as submissions for the award. Both students were presented their $1,000 scholarship awards at a reception March 3 in Spokane.
 
|photo2|The Toni M. Robideaux Scholarship Fund, established in honor of Robideaux’s contributions to advertising, art and design, recognizes student achievement and excellence in advertising arts.
 
“This award means a lot to people in the industry,” NIC Graphic Design Instructor Philippe Valle said. “We’re so pleased to have two very deserving student recipients from NIC.”
 
This is the second consecutive year that NIC’s Graphic Design program has won awards from the Spokane Ad Federation, which accepts entries from both two-year colleges and four-year universities throughout the region.


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NIC Graphic Design Instructor Philippe Valle, (208) 769-3426

Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2006

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