“In commemoration of its 60th anniversary in 2005, we couldn’t think of a better way to honor the spirit upon which Philips Lighting Electronics was founded than to positively recognize and support exceptional young talent in the field of lighting and help drive the next generation of lighting innovation,” said Jim Hunter, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Philips Lighting and Philips Lighting Electronics. “We congratulate our 2009 winners and wish them the very best in their lighting pursuits.”
Student recipients of the “Beyond Illumination” scholarships represent the “best of the best” in the field of lighting, reflecting the outstanding intellect, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurialism, and integrity that have enabled both Philips Lighting Electronics and the lighting industry to evolve so successfully over the years.
“We are thrilled to have been selected by Philips Lighting Electronics as the organization through whom these significant ‘Beyond Illumination’ scholarships could be offered and are equally delighted about the creation of this wonderful opportunity for our student community to be recognized and rewarded for outstanding achievement,” said IALD Executive Vice President and IALD Education Trust Executive Director Marsha Turner.
Congratulations to the two recipients of Philips Lighting Electronics’ 2009 “Beyond Illumination” Scholarships: Carrie Walker of Parsons The New School for Design in New York and Carolina Marquezim da Silva of the Hochschule Wismar in Germany.
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