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Two HCC Interior Design students awarded scholarships from NEWH

Nov 27, 2018

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On November 15, two students from the Interior Design Program at Houston Community College were awarded scholarships from the NEWH-The Hospitality Network, Houston Chapter at Willie G’s Post Oak.

Eliana Fagundo, a second-year interior design student in the program, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship. Blake Jackson, a first-year interior design student in the program, was awarded a $6,000 scholarship.

NEWH is the premier networking resource for the hospitality industry, providing scholarships, education, leadership development, recognition of excellence, and business development opportunities. It’s about scholarship, education, and business networking.

NEWH, Inc. recognizes the talent and ability of students and encourages involvement in all areas of the Hospitality and related fields through scholarships, seminars and educational programs.

The organization sponsors scholarships and actively promotes the education of eligible students aspiring to enter the hospitality and related industries. They encourage cooperation and exchange of information among those engaged in all aspects of the hospitality, foodservice, senior living and related industries. They also disseminate information to the industry through lectures, seminars, trade meetings, news bulletins and awards for excellence.

“We are extremely proud of our students and their accomplishments and these students will benefit greatly from the NEWH scholarships which will help them with completing their interior design educational goals," said Kevin Hamby, Interior Design Program Coordinator.

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