A female student of the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University, COOU, Ezinne Okeke, has received an award as the best student in creative advertising in the 2018 session. Okeke was given 18 cups of beans, pawpaw, and one yam tuber as a prize for the award, including a certificate of excellence. She led a team that produced an outstanding poster on a fruit juice brand which was selected as the best by a number of judges who assessed a creative advert competition involving 150 students.
Okeke was the creative concept originator in her team, making her outstanding amongst others. Okeke was honored with 21 other students who distinguished themselves in the creative advert competition.
The award was organized by massmediang.com, an online news platform that celebrates excellence in communication education, especially among students.
Certificates were Presented to the awardees by the President of Students Union Government (SUG) of the institution, Comrade Benneth Udochukwu. Comrade Udochukwu expressed delight at the fact that students were being honoured by their lecturer for doing well in class.