College of Design students awarded the CEFPI Walter H. Fairchild Scholarship

The Georgia Chapter of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (Georgia CEFPI, Inc.) recently announced the winners of the Walt H. Fairchild Scholarship:

Shani Sharif, graduate student at Georgia Tech in Architecture

Shani Sharif, an architect and researcher, is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in Computational Design at the School of Architecture.

Melanie Metal, graduate student at Georgia Tech in Planning

Melani Metal is pursuing a Master of City and Regional Planning in the School of City and Regional Planning.

Georgia CEFPI provided the awards to these two students stating "Your submission was deemed as stellar and your response was succinct and commendable. The selection committee wanted to convey their appreciation for your hard work and the effort you have put into your field of study."

Shani Sharif expressed her appreciation for the award stating "It is a great honor to receive Walter H. Fairchild Scholarship from Georgia CEFPI. I am truly thankful that Georgia CEFPI recognizes students’ academic achievements, and by awarding this scholarship supports and encourages higher education. "

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For More Information Contact

Tia Jewell
Communications & Events
School of Architecture
College of Design
Georgia Institute of Technology
tia.jewell@design.gatech.edu