MSU School of Architecture honors 21 students with 2017-18 scholarships

October 19th, 2017 Comments Off on MSU School of Architecture honors 21 students with 2017-18 scholarships

Mississippi State University’s School of Architecture is recognizing 21 students with scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

Part of MSU’s College of Architecture, Art and Design, the School of Architecture offers the only curriculum in the state leading to a professional degree in architecture. Its curriculum is designed to emphasize independent thinking within an ethical framework to inform and challenge the contemporary practice of architecture.

This year’s scholarship recipients include (by hometown):

ALABASTER, Alabama—Senior Yerix R. Morel, son of Yerix and Carola Morel receiving a $1,000 Stephanie Mihojevich Pizzetta Endowed Scholarship. He is a Thompson High School graduate.

COLUMBUS—Senior Donald D. Murray, son of Willie and Diane Murray and New Hope High School graduate receiving a $1,000 Charles H. Dean Jr. Annual Memorial Scholarship and $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship. He also holds a bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies from MSU.

COMO—Senior Cory B. Moxley, son of Elvis Moxley and Angela Emerson receiving a $1,000 Matt L. Virden III and M.L. Virden IV Memorial Scholarship. He is a Riverside High School graduate.

DRUMMONDS, Tennessee—Freshman Mattison B. Ping, daughter of Brian and Anna Ping receiving the Erin Remerow Parsons Loyalty Scholarship, which is $1,000 per year if criteria are met. She transferred from Dyersburg State Community College and is a graduate of Munford High School.

FAIRBURN, Georgia—Sophomore McKenzie R. Johnson, daughter of Denise L. Johnson receiving a $500 Joseph Echols Scholars Program Scholarship. A graduate of Landmark Christian School, she also is receiving the Angelo “Pops” Primos Computer Scholarship, which will provide software required for her studies in the second-year architecture studio.

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama—Senior Hannah I. Hebinck, daughter of Craig and Crystal Morgan receiving a $1,000 Stephanie Mihojevich Pizzetta Endowed Scholarship. She is a Madison Academy graduate.

LINDALE, Texas—Freshman De’Vion L. Dingle, son of Keyontia Berry receiving the Erin Remerow Parsons Loyalty Scholarship, which is $1,000 per year if criteria are met. He is a Lindale High School graduate.

MADISON, Alabama—Senior Anna K. Barr, daughter of Allan and Kathryn Barr receiving a $1,350 Mockbee Hall and Drake Annual Scholarship. She is a Bob Jones High School graduate.

MEMPHIS, Tennessee—Senior Rashida L. “Mo” Momoh, daughter of Khadijat Momoh receiving an $850 Joseph Echols Scholars Program scholarship. A graduate of Arlington High School, she also is the recipient of a $1,000 Stephanie Mihojevich Pizzetta Endowed Scholarship and $2,500 McCarty Architects Student Housing Team Architecture Scholarship.

MUMBAI, India—Senior Omkar H. Prabhu, son of Harischandra Prabhu and Amita Prabhu receiving a $2,000 Eley Guild Hardy Architecture Annual Scholarship. He is a Pace Junior Science College graduate.

NEWTON—Junior Damion S. Hardy, son of Fredrick Hardy and Veronica Keyes receiving a $2,500 McCarty Architects Student Housing Team Architecture Scholarship. A Newton High School graduate, Hardy also is receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship.

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia—Senior Maria Degtyareva, daughter of Grigory and Larisa Degtyareva receiving a $1,000 Stephanie Mihojevich Pizzetta Endowed Scholarship. A graduate of Gymnazium #1, she also is receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship.

OCEAN SPRINGS—Senior Jake A. Gartman, son of Stan and Cristina Gartman receiving a $1,000 Stephanie Mihojevich Pizzetta Annual Scholarship. He is a Vancleave High School graduate.

OXFORD—Freshman Osman Daniel “Dany” Morales, son of Osman and Exenia Morales receiving the Erin Remerow Parsons Loyalty Scholarship, which is $1,000 per year if criteria are met. He is an Oxford High School graduate.

PEARL—Senior Diondria M. Bingham, daughter of Ronald and Donna Bingham receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship.

MANDEVILLE, Louisiana—Freshman Calvin D. Smith, son of Daniel and Tonja Smith receiving the Erin Remerow Parsons Loyalty Scholarship, which is $1,000 per year if criteria are met. He is a Lakeshore High School graduate.

RANDOLPH—Sophomore Sarah E. Hoing, daughter of Timothy and Sonia Hoing receiving the Angelo “Pops” Primos Computer Scholarship, which will provide software required for her studies in the second-year architecture studio. A South Pontotoc High School graduate, she also is receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship.

RIDGELAND—Freshman Caley T. Watts, daughter of Carl and Nancy Watts receiving the Erin Remerow Parsons Loyalty Scholarship, which is $1,000 per year if criteria are met. She is a Saint Andrews Episcopal School graduate.

SOUTHAVEN—Senior Patrick T. Greene, son of Vincent and Denise Greene receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship and $850 Joseph Echols Scholars Program Scholarship. He is a DeSoto Central High School graduate.

SUMRALL—Junior Austin L. Keaton, son of Kenny Keaton and Natasha Williams receiving a $1,000 Lyndall Gail Wood Endowed Memorial Scholarship; and sophomore Hannah C. Strider, daughter of Mack and Brenda Strider receiving the Angelo “Pops” Primos Computer Scholarship, which will provide software required for her studies in the second-year architecture studio. Both are graduates of Sumrall High School and also receiving a $500 Pryor and Morrow Annual Scholarship.

For more information on MSU’s College of Architecture, Art and Design and its School of Architecture, visit www.caad.msstate.edu and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @CAADatMSU.

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