The Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) Education Foundation awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarships to four student designers, all of whom exhibited outstanding creativity, technical expertise, and commitment to the jewelry industry. Tzu-Ju-Chen received the top award of $2,000. Kate Erickson, Tricia Lachooviec, and Amy O’Connell received $1,000 scholarships.
The Foundation awards scholarships annually and distributes them in partnership with the Rhode Island Foundation to students enrolled in jewelry-related programs. For more information, contact Suzanne Mascena at (800) 444-6572, ext. 3041.