Mississippi School of the Arts Alumni Association recently garnered a gold award in the international Hermes Creative Awards competition. Shelby Hamilton, an MSA visual arts alumna, spearheaded the idea of submitting a copy of the Phoenix Quarterly newsletter to the international competition.

According to the 11th edition of the Phoenix Quarterly, The overseer of this competition, the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), is composed of thousands of international creative professionals, who value the philanthropic nature of marketing. In fact, AMCP’s Advisory Board has distributed over $200,000 in grants to support philanthropic endeavors. The AMCP’s mission is to support other creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations, making the Hermes Creative Awards competition perfect for our nonprofit organization. “I’m on the committee to look for contests for my company, and I knew this would be great for MSAAA,” said Shelby.

The Phoenix Quarterly is distributed electronically four times per year. The newsletter design and content is provided completely by the association from MSA alumni and contributing members. Click here to view the Phoenix Quarterly archive.


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