School is back in session across most of the country and over 100 students are heading off to college with a scholarship from Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC (Ashley) and the Wanek family. The company’s scholarship programs, which are awarding over $294,000 this year, support students who are choosing to further their education in a variety of fields.
POTOMAC FALLS, Va. -- The Education Foundation of the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWIEF) has awarded scholarships totaling $50,000 to 25 eligible students who aspire to careers in the woodwork industry. The awards mark a milestone for the AWIEF resulting from a $1 million contribution from the Quality Certification Corporation in 2021 for annual scholarship funding of $50,000 per year for 20 years. The student support funds are designated as Randolph Estabrook Scholarships in honor of QCC’s former executive director.
Bienenstock Furniture Library has announced the winner of its interior design competition. Kim Wypasek Young, of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship and her school was awarded $1,000.