Past Recipients

2018 Scholarship Winners

$2,500 Award: Emily Cain

Emily Cain has just finished her first year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. Her goal is to incorporate elements of sustainability into architectural design as a means to eliminate negative environmental impact. In the past year, her work was selected to be archived in three of her classes: Architectural Design Studio 1, Architectural Design 2, and Digital Constructs 1. Student work that is chosen to be archived can be published on the School of Architecture’s website or in the School of Architecture’s book titled Influx. She was also the recipient of “The First Year Faculty Award for General Academic Achievement and Promise of Excellence in Architecture.”
See Emily’s portfolio

$2,500 Award: Bailey Jordan

Bailey Jordan, a 2017 alum of Venice High School, is enrolled in a 5-year BA professional degree at the University of Notre Dame within the School of Architecture and is minoring in Energy Studies within the College of Science. She has completed her first year of studies and will continue to learn the foundational skills of the field next year before moving to Rome for both semesters of her third year to study urbanism and classical techniques. She is also her class representative for the Student Association for Women in Architecture and will graduate in 2022.
See Bailey’s sketch

$2,000 Award: William Beal

William Elisha Beal graduated from the University of Florida School of architecture with a Bachelors Degree of Design Cum Laude. Beal is a 2010 graduate of Potter’s Wheel Academy in Sarasota, Florida. Beal is currently working with Architect Joyce Ellen Owens at her Fort Myers firm and, in the fall of this year, will be attending the Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning for his Masters of Architecture. See William’s portfolio

$1,000 Award: Katherina Zdravkov

Katherina Zdravkov is a graduate of Pine View School in Osprey, Florida. Katherina’s parents moved to Florida from Bulgaria in hopes to provide a better life for their daughter. Part of this better life is the opportunity to be the first in her family to study in the United States and receive a world-class education, moving from Pine View School to the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture this fall. Katherina plans to receive a Bachelor of Architecture and perhaps to pursue a Master of Architecture subsequently. After about ten or so years in the field, she hopes to open her own practice and begin designing internationally. See Katherina’s portfolio

2017 Maxwell Strauss, Bailey Jordan, Emily Cain & Morgan Ann Muholland

$5,000 Award: Maxwell Strauss

Max received a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture from the
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia in June 2017 and is enrolled in the Master’s of Architecture program at the University of Texas, Austin. Mr. Strauss is a 2013 graduate of Sarasota Christian High School in Sarasota, FL.

$1,000 Award: Bailey Jordan

Bailey is a 2017 graduate of Venice Senior High School in Venice, FL and is attending Notre Dame University School of Architecture, Indiana.

$500 Award: Emily Cain

Bailey is a 2017 graduate of Pine View School in Sarasota, FL and is enrolled at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture in Troy, New York.

$500 Award: Morgan Ann Muholland

Morgan is a 2017 graduate of Lakewood Ranch High School in Lakewood Ranch, FL and is currently attending both Santa Fe College and the University of Florida School of Architecture in Gainesville, FL.

2016 John Maurer & Maxwell Strauss

$3,500 Award: John Maurer

John attends Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida and will graduate in May 2017 with a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture. He attended Booker High School in Sarasota, FL. See John’s essay.

$3,500 Award: Maxwell Strauss

Max attends the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia.
He will graduate in May 2017 with a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture.
Mr. Strauss is a 2013 graduate of Sarasota Christian High School in Sarasota, FL.
See Max’s essay.

2015 Elizabeth King & Angie Aramayo

$5,000 Award: Elizabeth King

Elizabeth attended the University of Florida (UF), School of Architecture in Gainesville, Florida and graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture. Ms. King is a 2013 graduate of Sarasota Military Academy in Sarasota, FL. See Elizabeth’s portfolio.

$1,000 Award: Angie Aramayo

Angie graduated from Pine View School, Sarasota, FL in May 2015 and attends the University of Virginia (UF), School of Architecture in Charlottesville, Virginia.
See Angie’s portfolio.

2014 Katelynn Nicole Smith & Elizabeth KIng

$5,000 Award: Katelynn Nicole Smith

Katelynn attended the University of Florida (UF), School of Architecture in Katelynn SmithGainesville, Florida and graduated in May 2015 as a double major with a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture and a Bachelors Degree of Science in Sustainability in the Built Environment. Ms. Smith is a 2011 graduate of Bayshore High School in Manatee County. See Katelynn’s portfolio.

$1,000 Award: Elizabeth King

Elizabeth attended the University of Florida (UF), School of Architecture in Gainesville, Florida and graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelors Degree of Design in Architecture. Ms. King is a 2013 graduate of Sarasota Military Academy in Sarasota, FL. See Elizabeth’s portfolio.

2013 David Morrison

$5,000 Award: David Morrison

David attended the University of South Florida (USF), School of Architecture & Community Design, in Tampa, Florida and graduated with his Master’s Degree of Architecture in 2014. Mr. Morrison is a graduate of Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida. He currently is an Associate Architect at Halflants + Pichette, Studio for Modern Architecture in Sarasota, FL. See David’s portfolio.

2012 Sara Bone

$5,000 Award: Sara Bone

Sara attended Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida and graduated with her Masters of Architecture degree in 2014. Ms. Bone is a graduate of Pine View School in Sarasota, Florida. Sara submitted a film for the AIA Florida 100 Years Celebration based on the premise “Build On the Past to Shape the Future.” This creative video analyzes the adaptability of society and architecture of the past to predict future solutions that might be utilized in Florida within the next 100 years.
See Sara’s work. Download More About Sara Bone PDF.