Finalists and honorable mentions were selected among more than 356 student participants from 25 schools competing in the annual program that fosters excellence in graphic and packaging design among colleges and universities nationwide.
As guests of ICMAD, finalists received an all- expenses paid trip to the ceremony. The 2018 Young Designers Scholarship winners are:
· First place and recipient of $5,000 is Erik Rosner, Laguna College of Art & Design
· Second place and recipient of $2,500 is Jessica Wu, Laguna College of Art & Design
· Third place and recipient of $1,500 is Jamie Van Dyke, Colorado Mesa University
· A $25,000 donation from eos Products was presented to Laguna College of Art & Design by ICMAD Vice Chairman and eos Products President, Sanjiv Mehra.
Honorable mention recipients are Samantha Stember, Oregon State University, Emily White, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design and Ashley Munson, Laguna College of Art & Design. The cash awards given to the scholarship winners and honorable mentions were donated by ICMAD and East Hill Industries, and presented by East Hill Industries Vice President, Chris James.