HFCC Student Wins Interior Design Scholarship

Andres Saavedra will be honored in New Orleans in April at the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show conference.

Student Andres Saavedra, who attended Henry Ford Community College’s  Interior Design program in 2012, recently received a $1,500 scholarship for placing second in the kitchen design category, which was part of the national student design competition sponsored by the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

Saavedra, now an interior design student at the College for Creative Studies, earned this recognition as a student at HFCC.

HFCC is one of only two schools in the State of Michigan offering an NKBA-supported or accredited kitchen and bath design program.

In April, NKBA will provide Saavedra, of Lincoln Park, complimentary air travel and two-night hotel accommodations in New Orleans. He will receive his award and scholarship at an awards dinner honoring student winners at the NKBA’s annual Kitchen/Bath Industry Show conference. The NKBA will also feature his design in the organization’s quarterly magazine.

“It was clear to me early on that Andres had a talent for interior design," said Karen Wilmering, program coordinator/instructor of HFCC’s interior design program. "But talent alone is not enough to succeed in this industry. As evidenced by this exceptional achievement in placing second in a national student kitchen design competition, Andres is one of those unique individuals who has it all: talent, a strong work ethic and self-discipline.”

To learn more about HFCC’s Interior Design program, call 313-845-9814.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »