Akron University Student Wins Innis Maggiore Scholarship

CANTON, Ohio (March 19, 2004)-Michelle Lieszkovszky of Louisville, Ohio, a third-year student at the University of Akron, is this year's winner of the annual Innis Maggiore Group Scholarship. Michelle was awarded $1,500.

Michelle, who is majoring in advertising and e-marketing, carries a 3.84 GPA and is scheduled to graduate in Fall 2005. She plans to focus on market research.

Innis Maggiore Group established the scholarship fund last year to help students pursue careers in advertising.

"Michelle represents the quality of students we want to attract to our industry," said Dick Maggiore, president of Innis Maggiore Group. "Our goal is to help students fulfill their dreams of successful advertising careers."

The Cleveland Advertising Association Education Foundation administers the scholarship fund.

Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm with more than 50 associates at offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio. The company reported 2003 capitalized billings of more than $32 million, and has doubled in size since 2000. In 2003, Advertising Age ranked Innis Maggiore the fastest-growing agency in Ohio for the second straight year. Key clients include Aultman Health Foundation, Liquid Control Corp., Louisiana-Pacific Corp., NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Progressive Foam Technologies, Rainbow Rentals, Republic Engineered Products and Smithers-Oasis Co. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Direct Marketing Association, the National Investor Relations Institute and the Public Relations Society of America.

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500
Email: jim.cyphert@innismaggiore.com