HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — The National Kitchen & Bath Assn. (NKBA), a non-profit trade association for the kitchen and bath industry, on June 10 announced the winners of the NKBA Outstanding Student Achievement Award. Sponsored by TOTO, a plumbing manufacturer, the award recognizes the top kitchen and bath design student at each college, university or technical institute accredited by the NKBA throughout the United States and Canada, and rewards the design students with a $450 scholarship. Students from 38 of the 40 schools offering kitchen and bath design programs accredited by the NKBA received the award this year.

Winners include:

    * Abby Henning- Alexandria Technical College

    * Mary Jo Hren- Arapahoe Community College

    * Theresa Lewis- Art Institute of Las Vegas

    * Lori Weidner- Art Institute of Philadelphia

    * Monica Riggins- Art Institute of York-Pennsylvania

    * Tania Narainen- Baker College of Auburn Hills

    * Erica Nowicki- Baker College of Clinton Township

    * Jessica Williamson- Boston Architectural College

    * Lacey Madsen- Brigham Young University-Idaho

    * Jamieson Simpson- Canada College

    * Lee D. Ewings- Century College

    * Jessica L. Johnson- College of DuPage

    * Colleen Slack- Dakota County Technical College

    * Jennifer Brennan- Harper College

    * Lindsay Desrocher- Indiana State University

    * Rebecca Taylor- Johnson County

    * Sarah Musson- Lansing Community College

    * Jennifer Baldridge- Lone Star College- Kingwood

    * Mary Rexford- Lord Fairfax Community College

    * Lisa Marie Johnson- Montana State University

    * Claire Watson- Murray State

    * Molly Switzer- Oregon State

    * Cori Beth Irwin- Sage College

    * Deborah Wand- San Diego Mesa College

    * Satoshi Serizawa- Seminole Community College

    * Magdalena Wesolowska- Triton College

    * Emily Holdorf- University of Georgia

    * Danielle Mohlman- University of Nebraska

    * Cassie Nickens- University of North Alabama

    * Matthew Haskins- University of Southern Mississippi

    * Hannah Murphy- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    * Sara D. Johnson- Virginia Tech

    * Jamie Matteucci- Weber State University

    * Sarvenaz M. Saeed- West Valley College

“NKBA-accredited schools provide rigorous, comprehensive training in kitchen and bath design,” said Ron Dolan, director of education for the NKBA. “The NKBA is proud to honor these students who have not only met the standard of excellence that NKBA-accredited schools require, but have shown such an aptitude for design that they stand apart as the premier kitchen and bath design students at each of their colleges, universities and technical institutes.”

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