Philly Ad Club has selected Andrew Pickul, a communication arts major at Neumann University, to receive one of its annual 13 Philly’s Future Scholarship Awards. Pickul is editor-in-chief of The Joust, Neumann’s student magazine, and sports director for Neumann Radio.
Philly Ad Club is the largest professional advertising organization in Philadelphia. This year, it awarded $20,000 in scholarships: one $5,000 prize, two $2,500 awards and ten $1,000 scholarships. Pickul received one of the $1,000 awards. According to Club president, Mary Meder, the scholarships “are a way to acknowledge those students who represent the future and encourage them to pursue their careers in Philadelphia.”
Recipients must be juniors majoring in advertising, communications, marketing, journalism or design at a four-year, accredited college or university in the Philadelphia area. They must be nominated by a faculty member and demonstrate academic, personal and professional excellence to a panel of Philly Ad Club judges.
Other 2010 winners are from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Cabrini College, Hussian School of Art, LaSalle University, Moore College of Art and Design, Rowan University, St. Joseph’s University, Temple University and Ursinus College.