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GAERF 2014 Student Design Competition
PACK-tastic!

SDC2014

Graphic Communications
is vibrant and exciting!

Its largest growth sector
PACKAGE PRINTING
is driven by compelling
DESIGN
that increases consumer sales.

THE CHALLENGE
Design a unique and striking package to contain, transport, and market a generic product.
THE WINNERS

View Winning Entries

Secondary School Students

1st Place: John O'Laughlin
Crawford County Career and Technical Center
Meadville, PA
2nd Place: Abigail Justice
Mingo Central High School
Delbarton, WV
3rd Place: Anna Talley
Atlee High School
Mechanicsville, VA

Post-secondary School Students

1st Place: Jordan Hetzer
Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus, OH
2nd Place: Amanda Peterson
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA
3rd Place: Jessica Curley
Lyndon State College
Lyndonville, VT
JUDGING & PRIZES
Entries selected by GAERF were judged by a panel of industry professionals.
1st Place Awards: $2,000 plus a two-day trip
(Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2014),
all expenses paid, for the student and instructor to attend GRAPH EXPO 14 in Chicago, IL

(1 secondary school winner;
1 post-secondary school winner)
2nd Place Awards: $1,500
(1 secondary school winner;
1 post-secondary school winner)
3rd Place Awards: $1,000
(1 secondary school winner;
1 post-secondary school winner)
TAKE A BOW!
First place winners will receive their awards at GRAPH EXPO 14 during Career Awareness Day on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Other winners will receive their awards via USPS delivery by Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Student entries will be showcased in GRAPH EXPO’s Education Main Street pavilion and can be viewed here.
THE SPONSOR
The GAERF Student Design Competition is sponsored by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) and EFI.
QUESTIONS?
Contact: Eileen Cassidy, GAERF Director
Phone: 703/264-7200
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.