An informational meeting about the National Student Advertising Competition is scheduled to start at 11:45 a.m. Friday in the upstairs meeting space of the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

Team advisers Lisa Troy, from Texas A&M University, and Mary Ann Stutts, from Texas State University, will discuss the competition, an annual contest conducted by the American Advertising Federation.

The cost to AAF members is $15, nonmembers, $20.

RSVP by noon today to

During the meeting, members will elect and induct the 2013-14 board of directors. The nominations are:

  • President: Andrea Howard, Texas A&M-Central Texas
  • First vice president: Margo Moreno, Equipment Depot
  • Second vice president: Sherry Hoffpauir, KXXV
  • Chairperson of the board: Russ Nelson, Lamar
  • Board members at large: Ted Barnes, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor; Joyce Hauk, Copperas Cove Leader Press; Kayla Johnson, marketing major, Texas A&M-Central Texas; Gina Pence, Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at or (254) 501-7551.

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