VIU Interior Design Showcase 2023

Student Awards

The awards are given to students from all four years in recognition of their outstanding work, dedication to their studies, and support of their peers, as well as to the interior design program and profession.

This year the award recipients are:

First-Year Awards

BEST OVERALL STUDENT

This award is presented to:

laurence Fisette

who has demonstrated outstanding overall achievement.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: TECHNICAL

This award is presented to:

Rachel Flindall

Nick Eberling

for demonstrating excellence in technical design skills.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: DESIGN FOUNDATION

This award is presented to:

Tatianna McBride

for demonstrating excellence in the application of design foundational skills.

PEER AWARD 

This award is presented to:

Katie Holt

who is consistently a supportive team player with their peers.

Second-Year Awards

BEST OVERALL STUDENT

This award is presented to:

Lam Nguyen

who has demonstrated outstanding overall achievement.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: TECHNICAL

This award is presented to:

Darnelle Infante

Darcy Klein

for demonstrating excellence in technical design skills.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: DESIGN FOUNDATION

This award is presented to:

Isabell Tait

for demonstrating excellence in the application of design foundational skills.

PEER AWARD 

This award is presented to:

Jackie Bow

Daria Seelinger

who is consistently a supportive team player with their peers.

Third-Year Awards

EMERGING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This award is presented to:

Coralie Taylor

who has demonstrated the qualities of an emerging interior designer through outstanding achievement, continued dedication, and professionalism.

BEST OVERALL STUDENT

This award is presented to:

Lauren San Jose

who has demonstrated outstanding overall achievement.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: TECHNICAL

This award is presented to:

Morgan Duchen

for demonstrating excellence in technical design skills.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: DESIGN FOUNDATION

This award is presented to:

Gina Fuengeling

for demonstrating excellence in the application of design foundational skills.

PEER AWARD 

This award is presented to:

Brittany Richard

who is consistently a supportive team player with their peers.

Client’s Choice – Leaf Residence

This award is presented to:

Lauren San Jose

Fourth-Year Awards

IDBIC Shine Award

This award is presented to:

Mhairi Carlyle

for the major project that demonstrates the VISID Mission Statement: “To benefit public health, safety, and welfare, contribute to the enhancement of the environment and increase the perception, appreciation, and value of design in the community”

Best Year-End Show: Elyse Everitt-Scyrup Foundation

Theresa Scully

who demonstrates excellence in presentation of their major project at the show.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: TECHNICAL

This award is presented to:

Heather Roberts

for demonstrating excellence in technical design skills.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Research, Design + Implementation

This award is presented to:

Meara Spiers

Brynne Nadon

for demonstrating excellence in research, design, and implementation in their major project.

LEADERSHIP AWARD

This award is presented to:

Meara Spiers

Brynne Nadon

for demonstrating leadership in organizational initiatives contributing to the advancement of the VIU Interior Design Community.

PEER AWARD 

This award is presented to:

Zeria Vaughan

Theresa Scully

who is consistently a supportive team player with their peers.

To the 2023 Awards Recipients

Congratulations!