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Huntington students win ag prize

A Huntington University team’s campaign proposing a new brand image, an integrated social-media marketing plan, and more awareness of agribusiness has won a $25,000 prize for the best campaign promoting Indiana’s agriculture industry.

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann presented the award Monday to the team known as “Hoosier Grown” in the “Promoting the Good Works of Indiana Agriculture” contest.

The seven team members will split $15,000 of the prize, with the remaining $10,000 going to the university.

Ellspermann presented awarded after the three finalists made presentations at the Statehouse. The other finalists were the University of Indianapolis and the University of Southern Indiana,

Thirty teams from 17 Indiana colleges and universities submitted entries in the competition aimed at creating marketing/public relations campaign geared to Hoosiers ages 18-35.

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