Since our founding, students have taken home hundreds of awards which have helped their portfolio stand out, opened doors, and showed their competitive spirit to creative directors and employers.
2017 ANDY AWARD
Eric Maury and Ben Foos, Reyka Vodka
2017 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS LOCAL, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL - 30 Awards
Regional: Lisa Durante: Argyle Wines Web (Silver), Vladimir Guskic: Buena Vista Social Club Web (Gold), Tyson Hansen: Cast Away Poster (Silver), Dan Hawes/Matt Pitcher: Sea to Summit Copy campaign (Gold), Liz Lybrook: Kill Bill Posters (Silver), Liz Lybrook: SD Octoberfest Posters (Silver). Local: David-James Ball – 1 Silver, John Barlolong – 1 Silver, Christian Capuchino – Best of Show, 1 Gold, 2 Bronze, Lisa Durante – 1 Bronze, Kitsy Fuller & Christian Capuchino – 1 Silver, Vladimir Guskic – 1 Silver, Brent Hannify & Kristen Sugihara – 1 Silver,, Tyson Hansen – 2 Silver, 1 Bronze, Dan Hawes & Matthew Pitcher – 1 Bronze, Liz Lybrook – 2 Gold, 2 Bronze, Katie Rosier – 1 Gold.
2016 Addy's Local, Regional and National - 32 Awards
Best of Show/Gold/Silver - Senz - Kristen Sugihara & Marty Allen, 2 Gold/2 Silver - Converse - Brooke Lingenfelder, Gold/Silver - Movemento - Candela Rebot, Gold/Silver - Baby Kitchen - Rachel Orodenker, 3 Silver - M.A.C - Ryan Renquist, Silver - Reef - Ryan Renquist, Bronze - Dramamine - Marty Allen & Kristen Sugihara, Bronze - Fireball - Stephen Chu & Kristen Sugihara, Bronze - Cook Smarts- Lisa Durante, Bronze - Stihl - Liz Lybrook & Brooke Lingenfelder, Silver/Bronze - Kombucha - Liz Lynbrook, 2 Silver/Bronze - Brass Monkey - Rodney Manabat, Silver/Bronze - Yeti - Zach Russell & Mike Pretz, Bronze/Silver - Moes - Brooke Lingenfelder, Silver/Bronze - The Field Museum - Brent Hannify & Kristen Sugihara, Silver/Bronze - Two Men & A Truck - Kristen Sugihara & Caslene Bulan.
2016 Graphis - 10 Awards
Gold - Fancy Feast - Christian Capuchino, Gold - Mighty Dog - Kristen Sugihara, Silver - Houdini Museum - Tani Yasso, Silver - Greenpeace - Brooke Hugus, Silver - Robot Films - Brooke Hugus, Silver - Senz - Kristen Sugihara & Marty Allen, Merit - Fishing Stats - Tani Yasso, Merit - Shortage - Nichol DeRosier, Merit - Royal India - Brooke Hugus, Merit - Baby Kitchen - Rachel Orodenker.
2016 HOW International Design Awards - 2 Awards
Silver - Reef Sandals - Ryan Renquist Web/App Design, Silver - Senz Umbrellas - Kristen Sugihara/Marty Allen - Ad Campaign
2016 Applied Arts - 3 Students Published
Fancy Feast - Christian Capuchino, Senz - Kristen Sugihara & Marty Allen, Two Men and a Truck - Kristen Sugihara & Caslene Bulan.
2015 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - NATIONAL - 3 awards
Tani Yasso (Logo Design and Integrated Campaign) and Stephen Chu (Copywriting).
2015 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - DISTRICT 15 - 7 awards
Tani Yasso (Gold ADDY for Logo Design and a Silver ADDY for an Integrated Campaign), Christian Capuchino (Silver ADDY for a Magazine Ad Campaign), Alvaro Camacho (Gold ADDY for Digital Creative Technology), Stephen Chu (Silver ADDY for Copywriting), Monique Lindsay (Silver ADDY for a Website) and Lynette Rios (Silver ADDY for a Magazine Ad Campaign).
2015 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - SAN DIEGO LOCAL - 10 awards
Winning students include Nichol DeRosier (Best of Show, Gold ADDY), Liya Enikeeva (Gold ADDY), Stephen Chu (Bronze ADDY), Tani Yasso (2x Bronze ADDY), Alvaro Camacho (Bronze ADDY), Christian Capuchino (Bronze ADDY), Monique Lindsay (Bronze ADDY), Regina Luciano (Bronze ADDY) and Lynette Rios (Bronze ADDY).
2015 APPLIED ARTS STUDENT COMPETITION
Congratulations to Tani Yasso whose integrated design campaign for the House of Houdini Museum was published as part of the Applied Arts Student Competition.
Stephen Chu had his hilarious Otter Box print ads featured in Archive's Fall 2015 quarterly print edition.
One of five finalists in TheBigAdGig, Stephen Chu also created an effective anti-drunk driving campaign which earned him a paid internship at Ogilvy & Mather.
2015 Clio Key Arts Award
A highly imaginative print campaign for "The Walking Dead" designed for elevators earned Christian Capuchino a Silver Award from the prestigious Clio Key Art Awards jury.
2015 GRAPHIS NEW TALENT ANNUAL 2015 - 8 awards
8 advertising awards from the decades-old Graphis publication, in areas like branding and product advertising. The recipients include Liya Enikeeva (Silver Award for Poster category), Francesca Felix (Merit Award for Branding category), Lynette Rios (Merit Award for Print Advertising category), Brooke Lingenfelder (Merit Award for Packaging category), Elizabeth Williams (Merit Award for Logo category), Adrian Ramirez (Merit Award for Logo category), Stephen Chu (Merit Award for Product Advertising category) and Christian Capuchino (Merit Award for Entertainment Advertising category).
2015 HOW PROMOTION AND MARKETING DESIGN AWARDS
Brooke Lingenfelder earned a Merit award (1 of just 15 national awards) for her brilliant "100 Years of Hanging Out" Converse campaign.
2015 Print: Legends in advertising awards - 2 awards
Two SDPS students each took home one of the 11 awards given in this international competition. Brooke Lingenfelder won Silver for Converse and Christian Capuchino won Bronze for Walking Dead.
2015 SDX BRAND DIEGO AWARDS
Candela Rebot earned a Young Achiever Award from SDX Brand Diego. SDX awards are given to those "who have made a notable or lasting impact" in the advertising and business world.
2015 TONGAL AWARD
Charlie Wachtel won the 1st Place award for his virtual reality concept which will be filmed on the all-new Nokia OZO virtual reality camera.
2014 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - NATIONAL - 3 awards
Lynette Rios, Award: Best of Show, Award: Gold, Maglite. Johnny Walsh, Award: Silver, Hot Wheels
2014 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - DISTRICT 15 - 14 Awards
Lynette Rios, Award: Gold, Maglite. Christian Capuchino, Award: Gold, Viking Barber. Francesca Felix, Award: Gold, Magic Rabbit. Johnny Walsh, Award: Silver, Hot Wheels. Lynette Rios, Award: Silver, Gold Bond. Mary Kane, Award: Silver, Pooch Parlor. Kirby Darland, Award: Silver, Harley Davidson. Josh Naughton, Award: Silver, Olympus Camera. Jeremy Madison, Award: Silver, Chucky Interactive. Tani Yasso, Award: Silver, Horror Channel. Tani Yasso, Award: Silver, Elephant Bar. Stephen Chu, Award: Silver, Sci Fi Bookstore. Elizabeth Williams, Award: Silver, Sci Fi Bookstore. Brooke Lingenfelder, Award: Silver, Sci Fi Bookstore.
2014 AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS - SAN DIEGO LOCAL - 18 awards
Lynette Rios, Award: Best of Show, Award: Gold, Gold Bond. Jeremy Madison, Award: Silver, Chucky Integrated. Tani Yasso, Award: Silver, Elephant Bar. Tani Yasso, Award: Silver, Horror Channel. Christian Capuchino, Award: Silver, Viking Barber. Brooke Lindgenfelder, Award: Silver, Sci Fi Bookstore. Stephen Chu, Award: Silver, Sci Fi Bookstore. Mary Kane, Award: Silver, Pooch Parlor. Elizabeth Williams, Award: Silver, Devil's Cakery. Kirby Darland, Award: Silver, Harley Davidson. Matt Nicoles, Award: Silver, Coffee Time. Francesca Felix, Award: Bronze, Magic Rabbit. Josh Naughton, Award: Bronze, Gold's Gym. Josh Naughton, Award: Bronze:Olympus Camera. Mary Kane, Award: Bronze, Pooch Parlor. Lynette Rios, Award: Bronze, Maglite, Johnny Walsh, Award: Bronze, Hot Wheels.
2014 PRINT’S LEGENDS IN ADVERTISING - 2 awards
Brooke Lingenfelder, Award: Silver, Category: Integrated Converse campaign. Christian Capuchino, Award: Bronze, Category: 360-degree Walking Dead campaign, http://www.printmag.com/imprint/prints-legends-in-advertising-awards-the-winners/
2014 APPLIED ARTS - 3 awards
Kirby Darland: Benjamin Moore (full campaign), Lynette Rios: IKEA. Josh Naughton: Sudafed
2014 3% CONFERENCE
Lisa Papada and Stephen Chu, Award: Trip to San Francisco and Convention, Winning poster.
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