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September 19, 2010
Tessa Benavides

HACU and GAP present scholarships to students of Design Your Future contest

The scholarship recipients of the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition were announced at a fashion show held during the Student Track component of HACU’s Annual Conference on Sept. 19.

The five finalists of the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition, presented by HACU and Gap Inc., were selected after students majoring in a fashion apparel design program at HACU-member institutions were given a chance to submit their essay and original design entry.

 (L-R) Finalists of the Design Your Future contest were Michele Crow, Robert Richard, Miquette Elliott, Lizvette Damman, and Kin Wa Sweeney.  

In the final judging, students modeled their own designs on a fashion runway as they competed for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

The scholarship awards were announced as follows:

  • Miquette Elliot, a fashion and textile design major with a minor in textiles at the University of Califonia-Davis, Davis, CA, will receive a $5,000 scholarship. 
  • Robert Richard, a fashion design and fashion merchandising major with a minor in business at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, will receive a $4,000 scholarship.
  • Kin Wa Sweeney, a fashion design major at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, will receive a $3,000 scholarship.
  • Lizvette Damman, an apparel design major with a minor in marketing at Baylor University, Waco, TX, will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
  • Michele Crow, a fashion design major at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

This marks the third year that HACU and GAP offer the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition to fashion design majors at HACU-member institutions.

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September 19, 2010
Tessa Benavides

HACU and GAP present scholarships to students of Design Your Future contest

The scholarship recipients of the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition were announced at a fashion show held during the Student Track component of HACU’s Annual Conference on Sept. 19.

The five finalists of the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition, presented by HACU and Gap Inc., were selected after students majoring in a fashion apparel design program at HACU-member institutions were given a chance to submit their essay and original design entry.

 (L-R) Finalists of the Design Your Future contest were Michele Crow, Robert Richard, Miquette Elliott, Lizvette Damman, and Kin Wa Sweeney.  

In the final judging, students modeled their own designs on a fashion runway as they competed for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

The scholarship awards were announced as follows:

  • Miquette Elliot, a fashion and textile design major with a minor in textiles at the University of Califonia-Davis, Davis, CA, will receive a $5,000 scholarship. 
  • Robert Richard, a fashion design and fashion merchandising major with a minor in business at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, will receive a $4,000 scholarship.
  • Kin Wa Sweeney, a fashion design major at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, will receive a $3,000 scholarship.
  • Lizvette Damman, an apparel design major with a minor in marketing at Baylor University, Waco, TX, will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
  • Michele Crow, a fashion design major at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

This marks the third year that HACU and GAP offer the Design Your Future/Diseña Tu Futuro competition to fashion design majors at HACU-member institutions.

Related Article
UNT student’s suit wins 2nd in national fashion design contest (Source: University of North Texas News Service) 



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