NEWS LIMITED AWARD SCHOOL GRADUATION PARTY
Over 250 people gathered upstairs at Cargo Lounge in Sydney to celebrate the graduation of News Limited AWARD School. The best ideas selected from each of the 11 briefs was on display for Sydney’s creative community and head-hunters to admire.
Five of the best Sydney agencies have already requested the contact details of the top students.
Philip Putnam, Co-Chairman of AWARD (second from top pic, left) opened proceedings and reminded guests the School has been running for 23 years, producing hundreds of talented creatives working across the globe.
Tony Kendall, Group Advertising Sales Director News Limited, announced the winner of the brief for their free urban newspaper MX. Lucky student Phon Vongdara picking up a free trip to the Caxtons, which will be held in NZ this year.
‘School Masters’ Christian Finucane (second from bottom pic, left) from 12:20 and Justine Armour (second from top pic, right) from Saatchi & Saatchi, thanked the tireless efforts of tutors and lecturers and presented winning student Brendan Willenberg (bottom pic) with a miniature AWARD pencil.
Top Students (top pic) – eligible to join AWARD Craft program, an intensive 4 week program led by AWARD Committee Member Simon Cox, head of art at Publicis Mojo (second from bottom pic, middle).
Brendan Willenberg (Top Student)
Sarah Keene (Joint Second Place)
Justin Theng (Joint Second Place)
Students eligible for Mentors
(Senior creatives willing to mentor students please volunteer!)