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Cassie McGarty, 2023 Designer

Each year the President’s Writing Awards works with a graphic design student to create posters, fliers, and banners to market the awards. Cassie McGarty designed the poster for the 2023 President’s Writing Awards.

About Cassie

I am originally from Northern California and moved to Boise to pursue a Graphic Design Degree.

I am currently a senior in the Graphic Design program and getting a UX Design certificate.

Besides graphic design, I love hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities and traveling whenever possible.

2023 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

Final poster design - design features text on top of graph paper and a pencil icon
President’s Writing Awards 2023 Poster by Cassie McGarty. Select to view full image in a new window.