HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2009 – Skylar Davis, a junior from Creedmoor, N.C., majoring in interior design at High Point University, was recently awarded the annual High Point Design Center Foundation 2008-2009 Scholarship Award.
The scholarship is awarded yearly to an outstanding student who is majoring in interior design – and Davis is a prime example of that.
“Skylar is an outstanding student who is a joy to teach in class,” says Stephen Huff, assistant professor of interior design at HPU. “She exemplifies the standards expected of graduates entering the industry. The Interior Design program is fortunate to have this caliber of student.”
Davis, who was awarded the scholarship on Feb. 4 during a networking dinner, plans to focus on residential design upon graduation.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at .
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