Academic Awards

Our Northern Pacific Chapter Campus Centers are passionate about strengthening our industry from the roots: Students! As a part of our strategy, the chapter has two competitions each year for IIDA Student Members in the Northern Pacific Chapter giving out $4,750 a year in  academic awards.

Wilsonart Student Portfolio Academic Award

An annual fall competition since 2010, open to Students in the Northern Pacific Chapter who have completed at least one year of undergraduate study in interior design.  Awards are given out to the best portfolios in the following categories: senior ($1,200 + IIDA Student Membership), junior ($700 + IIDA Student Membership), and sophomore ($450 + IIDA Student Memberhip).

2016 Winners + Portfolios
Rattanak Leng (Senior), Max Clairo (Junior), Sara Nicole Vallerie (Sophomore)

2015 Winners + Portfolios
Faisal Rahim (Senior), Chris Chu (Senior Honorable Mention), Alissa Pires (Junior), and Sara Livingston (Sophomore)

2014 Winners + Portfolios
Wanting Zhou (Senior), Julie Rose (Junior), and Tessa Shorett Jackson (Sophomore)

2013 Winners + Portfolios
Nesta So (Senior), Lena Giang (Junior), and Mieko Eyler (Honorable Mention)

Marked Up Student Award & Critique

An annual spring competition since 2006, open to IIDA Student Members in the Northern Pacific Chapter.  Projects are reviewed by local professionals and awards are given out to the best projects submitted in the following categories: graduating student ($1,000), non-graduating student ($750), and senior’s choice award ($500).  Funds for these awards are raised throughout the year from major Chapter Event ticket purchases through the +1 Campaign. Past Award Winners:

2015 Franccesca Parodi Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2015 Tiffany Taylor Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2015 Chelsea Hokama Marked Up – Honorable Mention
2014 Wanting Zhou Wilsonart – Best Senior
2014 Julie Rose Wilsonart – Best Junior
2013 Tessa Shorett-Jackson Wilsonart – Best Sophomore
2014 Nesta So Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2014 Nesta So Marked Up – People’s Choice
2014 Kathy Niese Briskorn Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2013 Nesta So Wilsonart – Best Senior
2013 Mieko Eyler Wilsonart – Best Senior
2013 Lena Giang Wilsonart – Best Junior
2013 Kelsey Paul Marked Up – People’s Choice
2013 Christine Cornelius Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2013 Kayla Ross Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2012 Anuradha Mohan Wilsonart – Best Senior
2012 Candon Murphy Wilsonart – Best Junior
2012 Douglas Larsen Wilsonart – Honorable Mention
2012 Jennifer Chen Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2012 Anuradha Mohan Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2012 Roberta Davis Marked Up – People’s Choice
2011 Mathew Gavette Wilsonart – Best Senior
2011 Jennifer Chen Wilsonart – Best Junior
2011 Tate Stiles Wilsonart – Best Junior
2011 Todd Field Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2011 Hyng-Jin Kim Wilsonart – Best Junior
2010 Roberta Davis Wilsonart – Best Sophomore
2010 Rebecca Davis Wilsonart – Best Senior
2010 Anuradha Mohan Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2010 Rand DeCastro Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2010 Savanna Barker Wilsonart – Best Junior
2010 Stacie Doyle Wilsonart – Best Senior
2010 Karla Lee Wilsonart – Best Sophomore
2009 Pooja Prasad Shah Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2009 Lisa Doyle Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2009 Carli Rasschaert Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2008 Jamie Drzayich Martin Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2008 Jerold Paet Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2007 Ashley Widman Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2007 Aireen Q. Wong Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2007 Jerold Paet Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2006 Julie Woolsey Marked Up – Best Graduating Student
2006 Matt Thompson Marked Up – Best Non Graduating Student
2005 Kirstyn Cogan Academic Award
2004 Nicole Kelln Academic Award
2003 Rachel Massey Academic Award
2001 Christina Acevedo Academic Award