CCBC shines at ASID Maryland and Home & Design magazine 2016 Awards

Nov 15, 2016 | by Jacquie Lucy | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.761.2482 (cell)

Baltimore County, MD – The Interior Design Program at the Community College of Baltimore continued its winning ways at the American Society of Interior Designers Maryland Chapter 2016 Gala held in early October. CCBC students garnered three awards including first place in the Collaborative Group Project category with unanimously perfect scores from the judges.

This achievement earned them placements in both the print and online versions of the November issue of Home & Design magazine (Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia). Student awards are rarely mentioned or pictured in this professional magazine of Architecture and Fine Interiors.

Laura Kimball, CCBC Interior Design program coordinator, was honored at this year’s Gala for her distinguished leadership. At CCBC, Kimball has encouraged her students to participate in a host of competitions and assignments that test their resourcefulness, creativity, dedication and work ethic for a career in Interior Design. She leads by example and has developed a program that is recognized as an Interior Design powerhouse in the state of Maryland.

First place:
Collaborative Group Project category: Carroll Mansion, Living Room in Baltimore City, 2016.
  • All American House Student Team Awardees:
    Crystal Evans of Baltimore City, Md., Jason Fischer of Halethorpe, Md., Kate Gomprecht of Owings Mills, Md., Laura Fitzpatrick of Monkton, Md., Nodji Maouyo of Parkville, Md., Sherrie Rashid of Towson, Md., Dee Rollins of Catonsville, Md. and Ashley Williams.
  • Faculty Lead:
    Laura Kimball of Perry Hall, Md., ASID, CID, IDEC, NCIDQ , CCBC Interior Design Program Coordinator

Honorable mention:

Health care/ Life care category:
  • Finding Wellness, Pediatric Office: Nodji Maouyo of Parkville, Md.
Residential Design:
  • Carlisle: Nodji Maouyo of Parkville, Md.

2016 ASID Maryland Distinguished Leadership Award:
  • Laura Kimball of Perry Hall, Md., ASID, CID, IDEC, NCIDQ, CCBC Interior Design Program Coordinator

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Providing accessible, affordable and high-quality education since 1957, CCBC educates more than 70,000 students each year, including half of all Baltimore County residents attending college in Maryland as undergraduates. Committed to student success and the development of lifelong learners who strengthen our regional workforce and enrich our community, CCBC has also been selected to participate in Achieving the Dream, a national student success initiative. In 2011, the Chronicle of Education honored CCBC as one of only 26 community colleges across the nation named “Great Colleges to Work For.”

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Photo of the CCBC Interior Design Carroll Mansion Living Room: Best in Design