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MASMI Advertising Challenge Winners Announced
From left: Dr. Amit Poddar, MASMI director and SU Marketing Department chair; Dr. Christy Weer, Perdue School Dean; Skylar Miles, first-place print ad winner; Katey Evans, The Frozen Farmer Founder; and Dr. Gustavo Schneider, assistant professor of marketing.

MASMI Advertising Challenge Winners Announced

SALISBURY, MD---Making winning sales pitches for multinational companies like Perdue Farms and Stanley Black & Decker takes practice. Just ask the competitors at this year’s Advertising Challenge, hosted by Salisbury University’s Mid-Atlantic Sales and Marketing Institute (MASMI).

The event included four contests: print and video advertising, audience choice print and elevator pitches.

Skylar Miles of Westminster, MD, received $300 for her first-place finish in the print ad competition. Runners-up included Caroline Whipple of Ellicott City, MD, in second place ($200) and Jack Dorman of Mt. Airy, MD, in third ($100).

Adrian Todd of Salisbury topped competitors in the elevator pitch session, taking home a $300 prize. They were followed by Rebecca Reindollar of Derwood, MD, in second ($200) and Riley Craney of Taneytown, MD, in third ($100).

Alexander Christ of Baldwin, MD, earned the $300 video advertising first-place prize. Lauren Partlow of Clarksburg, MD, followed in second ($200) and Madison Lewis of Dagsboro, DE, in third ($100).

Josephine Pileggi of North East, MD, and Peyton O’Brien of Lutherville, MD, each earned $100 for the print ad audience choice award. 

This year’s product sponsor was The Frozen Farmer. Finalists were tasked with selling the product to founder and SU alumna, Katey Evans.

For more information about MASMI programs, visit the institute’s website.

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