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El Centro Students Win Big at FGI Scholarship Competition

This article appeared in the May 15, 2018, issue of the student newsletter.

El Centro fashion design and fashion marketing students won big at the 2018 FGI of Dallas Scholarship Competition in April. 

At the annual competition, Fashion Group International of Dallas awards more than $60,000 worth of scholarships. The 2018 competition featured five apparel design categories: bridal/evening gown, women's sportswear, little black dress, menswear and accessories. 

El Centro's Kyle Hermesch won second place in Women's Sportswear Sponsored by Sharon Young, Inc. He was awarded $1,000 in scholarship money for it. 

The competition also includes merchandising awards. Three El Centro students placed in these categories: 

  • Annaka King won first place ($2,500) in Digital Store Planning & Design
  • Edna Palacio won first place ($2,500) in Digital Fashion Merchandising Portfolio
  • Paradise Wilson won third place ($500) in Digital Fashion Merchandising Portfolio

Congratulations to Kyle, Annaka, Edna and Paradise for earning scholarship money!