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AIA Grand Rapids Names 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Posted on: Mon, Oct 07, 2019

AIA Grand Rapids has selected two Emerging Professionals as Recipients to receive its annual Student Scholarships to assist in continuing their Architectural Educations.

Trenton Price and Nicholas Schmitt have both been named as the 2019 AIA Grand Rapids Scholarship Recipients.

Trent is a graduate student studying in the Master of Architecture (MArch) degree program at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD).  He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Sustainability in May of 2016 from Ferris State University.  Since graduating from Ferris State, Trent has been working at Fishbeck Thompson Carr & Huber.  Trent continues to work and be involved with projects part-time while attending graduate school. Outside of the classroom, Trent enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and camping.

Nicholas is currently a Senior at Ferris State University in the Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Sustainability Program.  In May of 2018, Schmitt began working for TowerPinkster in downtown Grand Rapids and continues to enjoy working for them.  After graduation, Nicholas plans to continue his education at a Master of Architecture Program within the state of Michigan. Following graduate school, he hopes to practice in West Michigan for years to come.  In his free time, Nicholas enjoys hanging out with friends and family, going to sporting events, and working on projects with his brothers.

Since 2006, AIA Grand Rapids has provided Scholarship grants to Architectural Students.  The main fundraising mechanism for these Scholarships is the annual AIAGR Golf Outing, which took place on June 25th at The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe.

On behalf of AIA Grand Rapids, we would like to thank all our Sponsors, Colleagues, and Friends who joined us for our annual AIA Grand Rapids 2019 Golf Outing. It was a beautiful day to raise money for our AIAGR Student Scholarship Fund. Because of your support and partnership, we were able to reach our Goal to raise $5000. Special thanks to our Event Sponsors: ABD Engineering & DesignBelden Brick and SupplyEaton CorporationCrites, Tidey & AssociatesBuilders Exchange of MichiganNew Century Sales, Inc., and our countless Hole Sponsors.

Both Scholarship Recipients will be honored and recognized at the annual 2019 AIA Grand Rapids Honor Awards Celebration on October 17, 2019.  Please join us as we celebrate and honor both Trent and Nicholas!