Friday, April 20, 2012

UNT Winning Students at the 2012 Dallas Career Day Fashion Design Competition

                      FGI Dallas Career Day 2012
On Friday, April 13th, 2012 the Fashion Design students at UNT participated in the 44th 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 United States. 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 and the faculty in the Fashion Design department congratulates the following students:

· Fashion Illustration, 1st Place: Bao Tran (Senior)
· Fashion Illustration, 2nd Place: Kim Pham (Junior)

 · Career Wear Design, 1st Place: Bao Tran (Senior)
· Cocktail/Eveningwear, 1st Place: Bao Tran (Senior)

· Bridal Design,  3rd Place: Allison Mayes (Senior)

· Menswear, 1st Place: Jelyn Hobson (Senior)
· Menswear, 2nd Place: Gordon Steinecke (Senior)

· Menswear, 3rd Place: Martha Rettberg (Senior)

· EcoGator Design, 1st Place: Kim Pham (Junior)

· Wool Design, 2nd Place: Kim Pham (Junior)

· Wool Design, 3rd Place: Miguel Sanchez (Senior)

· Cotton Design, 1st Place: Cassandra Bumpous (Senior)

· Cotton Design, 2nd Place: Jacqulyne Crowley (Junior)

· City Sewing Machine Award - Best of Show in Texas Natural Fibers: Cassandra Bumpous (Senior)