August 2015 interior design graduates came back to campus on Fri., Sept. 11 to present their summer internships at the program’s annual fall convocation:
Sidney Ashmore Interior Architects| Raleigh, N.C.
Kindyl Black Earl Swensson Associates | Nashville, Tenn.
Erin Bristol JH&H Architects Planners Interiors, P.A. | Jackson
Ebbony Evans Hillsman Inc. | Atlanta, Ga.
Mary Whitney Evins Goodwyn Mills & Cawood | Birmingham, Ala.
Emily Hardin Gensler | Dallas, Texas
Chelsea Harrell LS3P | Charlotte, N.C.
Lauren Henson APG Office Furnishings | Memphis, Tenn.
Marguerite Johnson Pursley Dixon Architecture | Charlotte, N.C.
Jessica Kent Cohen, Carnaggio, Reynolds | Birmingham, Ala.
Caitlyn McDade Design Studio | Ridgeland
Krystal Mitchell Studio 11 Design | Dallas, Texas
Mackenzie Pettit RD Jones & Associates | Chevy Chase, Md.
Brooke Ratliff Army Corps of Engineers | Huntsville, Ala.
Cristen Richard LIVE Design Group | Birmingham, Ala.
Caroline Riley Gensler | Atlanta, Ga.
Emily Robinson Hnedak Bobo Group | Memphis, Tenn.
Taylor Tillman GFF, Inc. | Dallas, Texas
Anabel Wilson Sunbelt Lighting, LLC | Flowood
Several student accomplishments were also announced as well as introductions of the 2015-2016 ASID officers.
Anna Strohm, a senior, received the national Celia Moh Scholarship. The scholarship ranges from $20,ooo – $30,000 and will also provide Strohm with an all-expenses-paid trip to High Point Market, “The Interior Design, Home Furnishings and Home Decor event of the year,” in High Point, N.C.
The interior design students who were part of the winning teams for the 2015 Brasfield & Gorrie Interdisciplinary Student Design Competition were:
First Place: Vanessa Holden
Second Place: Liz Grantham and Anna Strohm
Third Place: Kailyn Johnson and Cheyenne Underwood
Winners of the portfolio competition honoring longtime faculty member Margaret Bateman were 2015 graduates Caroline Riley and Emily Hardin.
2015-2016 Interior Design Scholarships:
- Sherry Wingo Memorial Scholarship
Victoria Owchar, senior, $800
Daniella Bower, senior, $800
- Linda Clark Memorial Scholarship
Jennifer Potter, senior, $800
Haley Austin, junior, $650
Caroline Smith, junior, $650
2014-2015 Knoll Furniture Design Competition Winners:
First Place: Emily Robinson, $500
Second Place: Daniella Bower
Honorable Mention: Ebony Evans
Beginning in the spring, the Knoll Furniture Design Competition, sponsored by Interior Elements, will become a $1,000 scholarship open to all seniors in the program.
2015-2016 ASID Officers:
Anna Strohm- President
Haley Austin- Vice President
Daniella Bower- Secretary
Blake Marlar- Treasurer
Vanessa Holden- Resource Chair
Kayla Thompson- Fundraising Chair
Victoria Owchar and Carley Jones- Community Service Chairs
Liz Grantham and Ali Carter- Photography Chairs
Jennifer Potter- Senior Representative
Joy Bottom- Junior Representative
Austin DeLoach- Sophomore Representative