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FRCC Student Wins $1,000 Scholarship in Kitchen Design Competition

Suzy Morris, an Interior Design student at Front Range Community College, has earned a $1,000 scholarship in the National Kitchen & Bath Association Charette Design Competition.

The competition recognizes students who demonstrate advanced skill in kitchen design by planning a safe, functional kitchen within a three-hour timeframe.

Morris’s design earned an honorable mention in the international competition that is open to NKBA-accredited programs.

The students participated in the challenge of creating a kitchen floor plan with specifications, a design statement, and a perspective or elevation of a kitchen featuring Monogram® appliances. Designs had to adhere to the NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines and the NKBA Graphics and Presentation Standards.


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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the state’s largest system of higher education, with 13 colleges across Colorado serving more than 151,000 students annually. CCCS is a vital statewide pathway to individual achievement and economic vitality. Further, CCCS institutions provide an accessible, responsive learning environment that facilitates the achievement of educational, professional, and personal goals by our students and other members of our communities, and each fosters an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity, and innovation.

About the NKBA

The National Kitchen & Bath Association) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS®). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since its founding in 1963. The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide. For more information, visit NKBA.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

About Monogram

Monogram is at the forefront of building innovative, energy-efficient appliances that improve people’s lives.  Monogram products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water filtration systems and water heaters.  From design to production to service, our goal is to help people improve their lives at home. For more information on Monogram, visit www.monogram.com.

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John Feeley

is director of public relations at Front Range Community College.