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Student Awarded Scholarship to Attend Floral-Design Symposium

Oriana M. BarishThe American Institute of Floral Designers has chosen a Pennsylvania College of Technology student for a scholarship to attend its 2006 National Symposium in Washington, D.C., from July 4-8.

Oriana M. Barish, a floral design/interior plantscape student from Nyack, N.Y., was selected as this year’s recipient of the AIFD Northeastern Regional Scholarship, which will pay for her attendance at the symposium.

The event offers participants the opportunity to network with other designers and attend programs and workshops from some of the industry’s most-respected floral artists.

Founded in 1965, the American Institute of Floral Designers is a nonprofit organization of more than 1,200 members worldwide committed to establishing and maintaining higher standards in professional floral design. For more information about AIFD, visit online .

For more information about majors in the School of Natural Resources Management at Penn College, call (570) 320-8038, send e-mail or visit on the Web.

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