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Graphic Design students take top honors at 6th Annual ICCADI competition

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

PEOSTA, Iowa—Northeast Iowa Community College graphic design students won eight of 21 awards, and swept the Poster category, at the 6th Annual Iowa Community College Advertising & Design Invitational (ICCADI). Competition this year was steep with a record 220 total entries submitted from eight Iowa community colleges.

The winners are:


Caitlin O'Brien for her “What's Behind Your Products?” PSA poster campaign 

Gabbie Rath for her “Queen of Arts” digital illustration

Hans Keimig-Gehrke for his “Moments Become…” billboard campaign


Dave Lynn for his “Rolling Stones Timeline” poster

Amanda Dolter for her “Groundbreaking Choreography” interactive poster

Honorable Mention

Amanda Dolter for her “Cuts of Type” poster

Jaime Weiderman for her “Greek Coffee” package design

Carleigh Hodgson for her “Designer's Code of Ethics” editorial design

The traveling poster exhibit featuring all the winning designs will be on display next fall in the upper atrium gallery space at the NICC Peosta campus.

To learn more about the Digital Media Design programs at NICC, and the Graphic Design program, visit More information about ICCADI is available at