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TREASURE COAST -- Indian River State College Digital Media students had an opportunity to showcase their projects at the IRSC 13th Annual Digital Media Student Showcase Exhibition held at the Main Campus in Fort Pierce on April 17.
Digital media students combined art, communication and computer skills to develop creative projects suitable for advertising, printing, film and video gaming industries. The awards recognize students in the College's Digital Media program.
Best of Show - Bachelor of Applied Science Digital Media award and an IRSC scholarship was presented to IRSC student Doug Chilton of Stuart, in print media for "FPAT."
Best of Show - Associate in Science award and an IRSC scholarship was presented to Sean VanZyl of Fort Pierce, in animation for "Facehugger."
Best of Show - High School award and an IRSC scholarship was also presented to Jensen Beach High School student Austin Carroll.
First-place Bachelor of Applied Science honors were awarded to Francesco Avitto of Port St. Lucie in Print Media - Publication; Dan Baker of Sebastian and Mike Profeta of Vero Beach in Games; Dustin Biondo of Vero Beach; Lance Camp of Fort Pierce and Richard Cenzer of Stuart in Video; Doug Chilton in Print Media - Digital Illustration; Lesley Driver of Palm City in Drawings & Renderings, Photography, and Print Media - Package Design; Jake Dunn of Vero Beach in Animation; Nils Kohlmeyer of Port St. Lucie in 3D Modeling; Christie Lee of Port St. Lucie in Print Media - Branding; Cameron Lott of Fort Pierce in Audio; and Leo Samayoa of Port St. Lucie in Web Media.
Second-place Bachelor of Applied Science Digital Media awards were presented to Corrine Flannery, Julie Kendall, Dustin Knotek, Mackenzie Merritt, Pamela Noguera, Sada Sanchez, Matthew Stone, Sara Sweitzer, and Eric Wrobleski.
Students enrolled in IRSC's Digital Media Institute have the advantage of building a portfolio utilizing the facilities of the Kight Center, one of the most technologically sophisticated learning environments in the Southeast.
The Kight Center is also home base for the College's four-year Bachelor's Degree in Digital Media program. For information about the IRSC Digital Media program, call the IRSC Call Center at (866) 792-4772 or visit www.irsc.edu.