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AIA Rochester awards scholarships totaling $20,000

AIA Rochester awards scholarships totaling $20,000

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Six merit-based scholarships totaling $20,000 have been awarded to students interested in pursuing a career in architecture by the Rochester Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Rochester) and the Rochester Architect Foundation (RAF).

The $20,000 is the largest allocation of scholarship funds awarded by the organizations, along with contributions from the AIA National Women in Architecture and the family of Myron Starks.

The winners:

» Savannah Swinter, 2023 Rush-Henrietta High School graduate, received the $2,000 Myron Starks Memorial Scholarship to attend the University at Buffalo.

» Jack Christie and Eliott English, students at Alfred State College, both received $4,000.

» Julie Nguyen, a student at Rochester Institute of Technology, received the $2,000 AIA Women in Architecture scholarship.

» Hannah Ruth and Antonio Vargas, students at the University at Buffalo, received $4,000 each.

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