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AATCC announces grant and prize recipients

Retail Editor 4 -- Home Textiles Today, June 30, 2011

Research Triangle Park, N.C. - The American Association of Chemist and Colorists has awarded more than $14,000 in scholarships to a number of students planning to make their careers in the industry.

Amanda Grisham, from Oregon State University, was awarded the 2011 Color Solutions International Textile & Apparel Design Scholarship. Grisham recently completed her junior year as an Apparel Design & Merchandise Management major. She is also pursuing a minor in Business & Entrepreneurship.

Rachel Anderson, North Carolina State University, was awarded the $5,000 Charles E. Gavin III Family Scholarship. Anderson is studying Textile Engineering with a minor in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Winners of AATCC's 2011 Metro Scholarships were awarded to seven textiles students at the University of Rhose Island: Elizabeth Hogan, Jill Austin, Dana deBoer, Elina Franco, Sara Hughes, Sania Josiah, and Amanda Steele.




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