Symmons Smart Scholarship to be Presented at HD Expo 2015
May 8, 2015
Braintree, MA – Symmons Industries, a family-owned and operated manufacturer of plumbing products, is pleased to announce that Jessica Shepard of Chicago, Illinois is the winner of the 2015 Symmons Smart Scholarship.
This is the Company’s second year sponsoring the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH) program through a $4,000 scholarship to a budding design or architecture student. “Ms. Shepard’s drive for learning the various aspects of interior design and expanding her personal knowledge of the industry is impressive,” said Angela Coffman, Vice President of Marketing for Symmons. “In the competition associated with this scholarship, Jessica demonstrated the creativity and skill required to design a lavatory faucet that was functional and aesthetically pleasing.”
The Symmons Smart Scholarship will be presented to Ms. Shepard on Wednesday, May 13th at 9:00 a.m. during the NEWH breakfast at HD EXPO 2015 in Las Vegas.
Ms. Shepard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Augustana College and is currently working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design at Harrington College. Her goal is to work for a Chicago design firm, specializing in hospitality and eventually gain her interior design certification.
About Symmons Industries
Since 1939, Symmons Industries has been a premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. Backed by a customer-first culture, Symmons offers a variety of durable, reliable and beautifully designed plumbing fittings for residential and commercial applications. Symmons’ pressure-balancing, anti-scald shower valve, in combination with its expansive premium products for kitchen and bath makes Symmons truly the smart choice in plumbing. Symmons continues to innovate within the custom fittings category, creating distinctive design solutions for premium hospitality and condominium projects.
Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Symmons is a privately-held company with regional sales offices and local representatives located throughout the United States, Canada and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symmons.com or call 1-800-SYMMONS.
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