Fashion students shine in scholarship contest.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: College students (Achievements and awards)
Pub Date: 03/22/2012
Publication: Name: Human Ecology Publisher: Cornell University, Human Ecology Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Science and technology; Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 Cornell University, Human Ecology ISSN: 1530-7069
Issue: Date: Spring, 2012 Source Volume: 40 Source Issue: 1
Product: Product Code: E197500 Students, College
Geographic: Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States
Accession Number: 294821773
Full Text: Seven undergraduates in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design (FSAD) each received $5,000 scholarship awards in the annual YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund competition. Winners Mariana Barreto, Amelia Brown, Susan Freeman, Matthew Gottesman, Brittany Lutz, Suyoung Min, and Lulu Mu were judged on multiple factors, including GPA, industry internship experience, an interview with a YMA board member, a personal essay, and their performance on the competition's case studies, which assess their business acumen and fashion design skills. FSAD associate professor Van Dyk Lewis and senior lecturer Anita Racine advised the students throughout the competition.

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