2014 Academy of Art University Graduation award and internship announcements

The following awards were announced at the beginning of the 2014 graduation fashion show

Abercrombie & Fitch
Full Time Job Offers:
Annie Abbey, BFA Fashion Design (in Fashion Show)
Natalie Vance, BFA Fashion Design (in Portfolio Review)
Seth C. Olson, BFA Menswear Design (in Fashion Show)
Jess Roland, BFA Fashion Design & Textile Design
Summer Internship:
JC Munoz, BFA Fashion Design

The San Francisco – Paris Sister City Scholarship Exchange Recipients in Paris, France
Studio Berçot
Winner: Yuko Okudaira, BFA Fashion Design (in Fashion Show)
Runner Up: José Dojaquez, BFA Knitwear Design (in Fashion Show)
L’Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne
Winner: Aile Hua, BFA Fashion Design (in Fashion Show)
Runner Up: Jordan Rae Epstein, BFA Childrenswear Design (in Fashion Show)

Council of Fashion Designers of America
Teen Vogue Scholarship Award Winner
Amy Yip, BFA Fashion Design, $5,000 scholarship

CFDA Clara Hancox Scholarship Award for Menswear Design Winner
Yijia Jiang, BFA Menswear Design, $10,000 scholarship

CFDA Excellence in Technical Design Liz Claiborne Design Scholarship Winner
Novi Utami, BFA Fashion Design, $5000 scholarship

CFDA Excellence in Technical Design Winner
Yijia Jiang, BFA Menswear Design, $5,000 scholarship

CFDA Scholarship Honorable Mention
Dominic Tan, BFA Fashion Design

YMA FSF Geoffrey Beene National Scholar
Andrea Nieto (in Portfolio Review), BFA Textile Design, $10,000 scholarship

SURTEX® International Student Design Competition
Karina Rasmussen (in Portfolio Review), BFA Textile Design, $1000 scholarship

Royal Society of Arts – U.S. Student Design Awards
Two Textile Design students were selected to attend the April 25th keynote presentation and the April 26th final judging at Cooper Union in NYC.

Ashley Curley  (in Portfolio Review), BFA Textile Design, was awarded the Target Award for Fashion/Textile Design with a $1,000 scholarship, as well as the Pointcarre Software Prize for Textile Design

Andrea Nieto (in Portfolio Review), BFA Textile Design, was awarded the Portfolio Cash Award for Fashion/Textile Design with a $500 scholarship, as well as the Pointcarre Software Prize for Textile Design

Supima Design Competition
Jenny Hien Hoang  (in fashion show), BFA Fashion Design, has been selected to participate in the Supima Design Competition at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York City in September 2014