GIA Richard T. Liddicoat Scholarship Winners Announced



The Gemological Institute of America recently announced that Catrina Clifton of Kingman, Arizona, and Davina Romansky of Rochester, New York, have been selected as this year’s Richard T. Liddicoat Scholarship recipients.

Clifton, a sales manager at Luchia’s Jewelry Gallery, wants to become "the most well-known custom jewelry designer in Mohave County." She has completed the Diamond programs and is eager to get started on the Colored Stones program to earn her G.G. diploma.

Catrina Clifton received an RTL Scholarship for the   Graduate Gemologist program – Distance Education.   Image by Kevin Schumacher/GIA.

Romansky, a bench jeweler at Jared’s Jewelers (Sterling Corp.) in Rochester and a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, will receive a scholarship for the G.G. program. Romansky has studied with several Italian and American metal masters and jewelry craftsman and has had her pieces on exhibit at several U.S. venues.

Davina Romansky received an RTL Scholarship   for the Graduate Gemologist program – On Campus.   Image courtesy of Romansky.

For more information about the RTL Scholarship or other GIA scholarships, call (760) 603-4175 or e-mail financialaid@gia.edu. Applications for scholarships can also be downloaded on GIA’s web site beginning June 15.