This December AIA Middle TN partnered with the University of Tennessee: College of Architecture and Design to hold its annual student design awards competition. Local architects and AIA Middle TN members, Andy Donnelly with Mollenkopf Design Group and Logan Newton with HMK Architects, served as the jury for the student projects. Since the beginning of this program, AIA Middle TN has awarded over $50,000 in total scholarships and continues to support the college and its students.
First place winners for the 2017 competition were the team of Katie Lamb, Dylan Palmer, and Joseph Platt from the Rose 4th Year Integration Studio. Second place went to Kyle Johannes, Samantha Sowell, and Carl Weaver from the Stevens Studio. Third place winners were Laura Haun, Ashlin Fox, and Jake McReynolds from the Shelton Studio.