Advertising seniorAlexis Foster is among the fifty finalists for the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Minority Student award. Foster will travel to New York for the awards ceremony February 1 – 3, 2012 (see http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=1070 ). Foster was nominated by Associate Professor of Advertising Robyn Blakeman. “We are extremely proud of the hard work represented by this nomination and congratulate both Alexis and Robyn on this honor,” said Margie Morrison, interim director and professor of the School of Advertising and Public Relations. Foster plans to graduate in May and has already begun her nationwide search for the right career position.
Previous award finalists from UTK include Sarah Adhami (B.S./ ADV 2010), Jaclyn Nicole Gonzales (B.S./ADV 2009) , Lorrie Brooks (B.S./ADV 2006) and Anne Hwang (B.S./ADV 2004).