Awards and Scholarships

Recent student awards and scholarships from national, regional, state and local professional organizations:

Stickell Internship

Alyse K. Granier was named one of the Top 15 advertising students in the U.S. in 2009 and awarded a prestigious Stickell Internship by the American Advertising Federation.  Placed with Saatchi & Saatchi in New York. ($5,000+)

2019

Kristen Dunham was sponsored by PRCA-Mobile for the Certificate in Public Relations examination. 

2018

Katy Rasp won the Mobile Chapter of PRCA's Bettie Hudgens Memoral Scholarship. Sarah Winter & Jasmine Ader won PRCA Mobile's sponsorship for their Certificate in Public Relations exam fees. 

2017

Cecilia Von Mann won the Bettie Hudgens Memorial Scholarship from PRCA-Mobile. 

2015

Bre K. Vaughn & Diego Juncadella won the American Advertising Federation - Mobile Bay AND the Public Relations Council of Alabama - Mobile Chapter Bettie Hudgens Scholarships as well as multiple Student ADDY awards for a Women's Rugby campaign

2014

Emily Hill & Kevin Smith won a Public Relations Council of Alabama Award of Merit for the website created for Wilmer Hall as part of their senior seminar project.

2013

2013 Deanna Etzold won the Bettie Hudgens Memorial Student Award from the Public Relations Council of Alabama-Mobile Chapter ($500)
2013 multiple Graphic Design students won STADDY (student ADDY) awards from the Mobile Bay Chapter of American Advertising Federation: Tyler Hartlage (Student Best of Show and Gold STADDY) - he progresses to 7th District competition. Abby Roam (three Silver STADDYs), Kayla Bosarge and Allison Patrick (each a Silver STADDY).

2010

2010 Lauren McCarthy (Fall), Alicia Reeves and Caitlin Teahan (Spring) won Bettie Hudgens Memorial Student Awards from the Public Relations Council of Alabama-Mobile Chapter ($500 each)
2010 Regional Gold Student ADDY, Alicia Reeves
2010 Local Student ADDY Best of Show and Gold STADDY, Alicia Reeves
    Alicia Reeves won Best Portfolio in the Mobile Chapter of American Advertising Federation’s Fall 2009 Boot Camp, securing a spring 2010 internship with Red Square Agency

2009

2009 Student ADDY Best of Show and Gold STADDY, Doug Bruce

2008

2008 Public Relations Council of Alabama Mobile Chapter’s Bettie Hudgens Memorial Student Award, Alyse Granier ($500)
2008 Michael K. Simmons Student of the Year Award, Public Relations Council of Alabama, Alyse Granier ($1,000)
    SHC students received 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 Public Relations Council of Alabama Conference Scholarships from PRCA-State and PRCA-Mobile Chapter  ($1,000+)
    American Advertising Federation-Mobile Chapter’s T-shirt design contest winner, Alyse Granier ($200)

2007

2007 Public Relations Council of Alabama Mobile Chapter’s Bettie Hudgens Memorial Student Award, Jessica Slater ($500)