PAVE Announces 2017 MG2 Scholarship Recipient

Hollywood, Fla. (March, 30 2017)—The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) has awarded Elizabeth Riddell from The Ohio State University as the 2017 MG2 Scholarship recipient. This scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the Interior Design and Architecture field through a $2,500 award.

"Fostering young talent is a top priority for MG2. The impetus behind creating this scholarship is so we can continue this mission. We're excited to host this scholarship and look forward to assisting the honoree with their continued education." - said Myra Vaughn, Principal at MG2.


The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its eighth year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including but not limited to careers in retail design and planning, and visual merchandising industries. PAVE was developed to help ensure a future talent pool for the industry by eliminating barriers to studying in these fields. The funds assist students who are experiencing financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing school. PAVE has awarded over $175,000 in financial grants over the past seven years to students.


About PAVE,

Founded in 1992, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership's (PAVE) objective is to encourage students to study in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising. Additionally, PAVE seeks to encourage retail management, store planners, visual merchandisers, architects, and manufacturers to interact with and support design students. These objectives are accomplished through competitions, projects, seminars, workshops, and grants and scholarships funded by the annual Gala and other fundraising activities. PAVE is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation.