| Jul 11, 2013 |
Angelo Donghia Foundation awards a dozen scholarships
Boh staff
By Staff

The Angelo Donghia Foundation has announced 12 winners of its 2013 Student Scholarship Program in interior design, each of whom will receive up to $30,000 to be applied to senior year tuition, board, maintenance and books. The winners were selected from 27 student projects submitted by accredited institutions.

The late Angelo Donghia

This year’s panel of judges included: Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz of  BNO Design; Cheryl Tague of Core Home; Christopher Maya of Christopher Maya; Darren Henault of Darren Henault Interiors; Debra Blair of Blair Design and Associates; Glenn Gissler of Glenn Gissler Design; Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem Associates; Matthew Berman of Workshop/apd; Paul Siskin of Siskin Valls Interior Design; Philip Gorrivan of Philip Gorrivan Design; and Zack McKown of Tsao & McKown Architects.

The Senior Scholarship Program winners were Zara Vardanyan, Art Center College of Design; Thomas Acosta and Molly Hubley, Otis College of Art and Design; Amanda Sasse, University of Nebraska; Channalin Chantavilasvong, Fashion Institute of Technology; Anne Aristya and Alevtina Vinokur, New York School of Interior Design; Holly Emmeline Smith, University of Cincinnati; Misti Fahr-Filipiak and Brandon Lackey O’More College of Design; Elizabeth Ashley Thompson and Jessica Yong University of Texas at Austin.

The foundation launched the scholarships in 2002 to award deserving students who are entering their senior year in a Baccalaureate Degree Program in interior design.

The Angelo Donghia Foundation provides support for two distinct fields, the advancement of education in the field of interior design; and secondly, initiatives pertaining to the discovery of causes of AIDS and its related diseases and treatments. Since its launch, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $9,750,000 to the above causes.

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