Cumberland University


Cumberland Student Receives ADDY Award


Sarah Huddleston, a junior at Cumberland University in Lebanon, recently won a Silver ADDY Award at the Student ADDY Awards competition sponsored, sponsored annually by the American Advertising Federation. In the Nashville Student ADDY Awards, Cumberland University competed against students from Belmont, MTSU, the Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville; Watkins College of Art; O’More College of Design; Nossi College of Art; and other public and private colleges. Huddleston’s artwork, titled “Quest of Time,” won a Silver ADDY in the student Illustration category

The ADDY Awards recognize creative excellence and the best advertising and elements of advertising, which includes illustration, worldwide. The AAF Student ADDY Awards Competition is a unique national awards program designed especially for college students. Work entered at the local level can move up to the regional and national judging. Huddleston’s award winning illustration has been forwarded to a district regional level competition, which includes the best of student works from Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Winners from American Advertising Federation districts then will advance to compete at the National Student ADDYs.

Sarah is pursuing a B.F.A. degree with an Emphasis in Studio Art, with Art Education Teacher Licensure. The winning work was produced under the instruction of Ted Rose, Dean of the School of Music and the Arts.