National Student Advertising Competition Team places 2nd in the District X American Advertising Federation Competition

April 12, 2017—Fort Worth, Texas—Texas Christian University’s National Student Advertising Competition Team took second place overall in the District 10 competition hosted by the American Advertising Federation. The competition took place April 5-7 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.


The team, led by Professor Dr. Laura Bright, Ph.D., and Professor Stephen Levering, presented their campaign idea on Thursday, April 6. The presentation was given by Sydney Green, Hannelore Strash, Priyanka Kasnavia, and David Brennan.


The competition team is an option for a capstone course for strategic communication seniors. Selected in November of last year, the team has met for class twice a week starting in January to develop a campaign for the AAF selected client. This year’s client was Tai Pei Asian Frozen Food.


We wish congratulations to the team on their accomplishments.

2017 NSAC Team:

Co-Sherpa: Sydney Green

Co-Sherpa: Audrey Newell

Media/Digital/Creative Liaison: Danielle Deffebach


Creative Director: Hannelore Strash

Designer: Catherine Babin

Designer/Production/Photography: Alex Martin

Designer: David Brennan

Copywriter/Content Developer: Lauren Goulet

Copywriter/Content Developer: Lia Camp


Promotions Director: Morgan Spencer

Video Director/ Producer: Kristen Broaddus

Copywriter/Content Developer: Cale Downs

Copywriter/Content Developer: Madison Rich

Copywriter/Content Developer: Alex Smith


Media/Digital Director: Lauren Resnick

Media Strategist: Cami Fannin

Social Media Strategist: Anna Hickok

Social Media Strategist: Alexandra Ward


Research Director: Cait Faber

Account Planner: Kassidy Garza

Engagement Specialist: Priyanka Kasnavia

Engagement Specialist: Brooke Snyder