Polk State wins 15 Awards of Excellence from AFC Communications & Marketing Commission

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Polk State College’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs received 15 Awards of Excellence from the Association of Florida Colleges Communications and Marketing Commission for 2021, including first place in video and digital promotion, digital advertising, magazine campaign advertising, photography campaign, and tabletop and retractable displays.

The competition across all 28 Florida colleges spans categories of print design, web design, marketing, public relations, commercials, photography, and more.

“Polk State’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs is a dedicated group of creative professionals who are actively supporting College enrollment efforts through authentic storytelling and public engagement,” said Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs Tamara Sakagawa.

Polk State received the following 2021 Awards of Excellence:


Magazine Advertising Campaign: Education Your Way

Tabletop and Retractable Displays: Pathways Banner Stand

Digital Advertising Single: Virtual Open House

Video/Digital Promotion: Beyond the Pandemic: Polk State Theatre

Photography Campaign: Focus on Your Future


Direct Mail Postcard: Virtual Open House

Direct Mail Special Event Invitation: First Flight Freshmen Welcome

Digital Advertising Single: Fall 2021 Enroll

Video/Digital Promotion: During the Pandemic: Polk State Digital Media


Annual Report: Report to Community 2020

Outdoor Campaign: Graduation Billboards

Digital Advertising Campaign: Polk State Metallica Scholars

Digital Advertising Single: Polk State Metallica Scholars

Video/Digital Promotion: Polk State During The Pandemic: EMS

Video/Digital Promotion Campaign: YouTube Enroll Ad