Chapter Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Chapter Award Recipients.  Thank you for your dedication and service to our Chapter and industry.


Star Award: Leigh Stephenson

Star Award – The highest honor bestowed by the IIDA Carolinas Chapter. Available for Professional members only. Nominee has actively participated in Chapter events and served on committees while also actively working to advance and promote the profession of Interior Design.



Chapter Service Award: Emma Maltba

Chapter Service Award – A member who shows exceptional leadership, actively participates in Chapter events, as well as giving their time and energy to committees and Chapter functions.



Industry Award: Karla Towe

Industry Member Award – An active industry Member who contributes to the Chapter through sponsorship, support, and volunteering their time and efforts.



Educator Award: Alex Poorman

Educator Award – A member who provides education to students or continuing education programs to members. Nominee demonstrates the importance of enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and the advancement of interior design through knowledge.


Shining Star Student Scholastic Award: Hope Tucker

Shining Star Student Scholastic Award – A student member who shows exceptional leadership, participates in Chapter events, and is involved in committees at the school, city center and/or Chapter level.