Tuesday, April 21, 2009

2009 Dallas Career Day Fashion Design Competition Winning UNT Students

On Friday, April 17th the Fashion Design students at UNT participated in the 41st annual Fashion Group International's Career Day at the World Trade Center in Dallas, Texas. This event is a one-day educational symposium created to mentor and develop tomorrow's leaders and entrepreneurs in the fashion industry. It is the largest event of its kind in the U.S. It has over 1,200 participants from 42 schools in 10 states. The finale of the event is a juried fashion design competition presented in a runway show exhibiting hundreds of students' designs from schools nationwide. At the end of the show students are presented with awards for excellence in design.

The University of North Texas excelled once again this year receiving the following awards which totaled over $10,000! The faculty in the Fashion Design department congratulates the following students:












Top Achievement Award, 1-month,all expense paid scholarship Paris American Academy:Stephanie Montes













Lectra Award for Most Creative - Emily MacKinnon













1st Place in Casual Design- Kourtney Williams













2nd Place in Casual Design - Kristi Schkade













1st Place in Cotton - Emily MacKinnon













2nd Place in Cotton - Stephanie Montes













3rd Place in Cotton - Missy Bergemann













1st Place in Wool - Sara Hoffman













2nd Place in Wool - Stephanie Montes

(Photos taken by faculty Li-Fen Anny Chang)
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