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Each year the President’s Writing Awards works with a graphic design student to create posters, fliers, and banners to market the awards. Brooke Cassity designed the poster for the 2017 President’s Writing Awards.

About Brooke Cassity

Brooke Cassity grew up in Ontario, Oregon, a small town located an hour away from Boise, Idaho. Before going to Boise State, she received her Associate’s Degree at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario. From there, she discovered graphic design was her thing. She is currently in her final year of the graphic design program at Boise State. After graduation, she hopes to expand her own business and find a job in the Boise area.

2017 Poster Design


Designers must fit all required content into a poster sized 4.25 x 5.5 inches with readable text, high contrast colors, and some graphical elements.

The flier needs to include all of the following:

  • President’s Writing Awards.
  • Boise State University.
  • [Contest categories and text]
  • [submission instructions]
  • [Year].
  • Submission Deadline [month and day].
  • URL:
  • Email address:

The posters are printed and distributed to faculty, students, and department main offices to advertise the event.

Final Poster Design

2017 Final Poster Design
President’s Writing Awards 2018 Poster by Manuel Baeza. Select to view full image in a new window.