Monday, April 15, 2019

UNT Fashion Design students at the 2019 FGI of Dallas Scholarship Competition

 Fashion Group International (FGI) Scholarship Competition 2019
On Friday, April 12th, the UNT Fashion Design students participated in the annual Fashion Group International Scholarship Competition at the Dallas Market Center.  The keynote speaker for the event was Ken Downing. 146 designs were submitted to the competition and 50 were selected to walk the runway. Thirteen universities were represented and UNT had a total of 15 garments (out of the 50) walk the runway.  Students were presented with several 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 congratulate the following students:

1.  Bre Ferrara: Ken Downing Award ($5,000.00) 
2.  Ana Munoz: Menswear, 1st Place ($2,500.00)
3.  Daranh Phan: Women Sportwear, 3rd Place ($500.00)
4.  Grace Beraki:  Eveningwear, 1st Place ($2,500.00)

5.  Grace Beraki:  Winner of Patti Flowers Apprenticeship Award,
(photos by ac)