Four Home Furnishings Students to Receive Scholarships
May 23, 2014,
From top: Heather Seto, Samuel Patterson, Emily Hardin, Kaitlin Thompson
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Four new students have been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship, granted to students bound for a career in home furnishings, for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This year's recipients are Emily Hardin, a senior interior design student at Mississippi State University; Samuel Patterson, a junior in the industrial design program at North Carolina State University; Heather Seto, a senior furniture design major attending Kendall College of Art and Design; and Kaitlin Thompson, a junior home furnishings major from High Point University.
Established in 2001 by furniture industry entrepreneur Laurence Moh, best known as the founder of Universal Furniture and later, Fine Furniture Design, to honor his wife, Celia, the program's strategically managed endowment has provided 84 full scholarships in thirteen years, exceeding $3.8 million in awards.