Interior Design students won numerous awards during the White Room Challenge at the 2015 Athens Home and Garden Show held at The Classic Center from February 29 to March 1. Students designed three rooms, including a dining room, a guest room, and a game room.
The team of Deb Kight, Amanda Gober, Paula Hein, and Margureite Wolford designed a guest room. They were awarded Best Interior Design Room Color Palette, Best Interior Design Use of Lighting, and Best Overall Interior Design Room. Award for Best Interior Design Space Planning went to the team of Kellie Burden, Sunny LaCavera, Sarah McGahee, and Jaleesa Smith for their dining room. Amanda Archambault, Katelyn Stephens, Candace Taylor, and Katie O'Kelly created a game room space, which earned awards for Best Interior Design Transformation of Furnishing and Best Interior Design Application of Accessories.
Pictured: (L-R) Phillip C. Myer, Interior Design program chair; interior design students Kellie Burden, Jaleesa Smith, Sarah McGahee, Deb Kight, Marguerite Wolford, Amanda Archambault; and Brandy Martin, Interior Design adjunct instructor pose with a completed room during the 2015 White Room Challenge.