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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Spotlight

April 28, 2014

Schelp wins annual computing cover design contest

The winning design in the 2014 Computer User’s Guide Cover Art Contest, submitted by Courtney SchelpCourtney Schelp, a senior interactive digital media: visual imaging major from Concordia, submitted the winning entry for the 2014 Computer User's Guide Cover Art Contest sponsored by the Office of Information Technology in cooperation with the Center of Information and Technology in Education (CITE) and the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Northwest Missouri State University.

Schlep's design will be the front cover of the 2014-2015 Guide to Northwest Technology, which is distributed to about 1,700 incoming students during Northwest's Advantage Week as well as Northwest employees. The current guide also is available online by clicking here.

As the winner of the cover art contest, Schelp receives a prize package that includes a certificate of accomplishment along with an 8-gig USB Drive, two cover flats suitable for framing and a finished copy of the technology guide for her portfolio. Her name also will appear on the back cover of the technology guide.

The cover art contest's mission is to draw attention to Northwest's information technology guide, which provides students with information about campus technology resources, guidelines and policies. The contest also gives students professional experience in the design field while enhancing their portfolios and résumés.

More than 15 talented student designers submitted covers to the 10th annual contest. The submissions are critiqued and voted on by a panel of judges that include representatives from the local and campus community, including the departments of Fine and Performing Arts and Information Systems.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

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