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Interior Design Students Win IIDA Competition

Interior design students Katie Dennett, Whitney Olson Davenport and Yvette Weeks were among the winners of the 2014 Student Design Charrette Awards, hosted by the IIDA Oregon chapter.

The competition is designed to showcase "the best and the brightest students" in a hands-on, one day design charrette. Teams comprised of students, from different schools and years, came together to solve design problems. Each team presented their solution to a jury of designers, architects and industry leaders.

The winning teams were:

First Place
Alisha Noles - Art Institute, senior
Madeline Gorman - University of Oregon, senior

Second Place
Yvette Weeks - Marylhurst, sophomore
Color Lee - PCC, sophomore
Katie Dennett - Marylhurst, freshman

Honorable Mention
Mary Culberston - PCC, junior
Whitney Olson Davenport - Marylhurst, freshman

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Katie, Whitney and Yvette are pursuing the BFA in Interior Design degree at Marylhurst University.


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