PAVE Announces Recipient of the 2018 Bergmeyer Scholarship

Hollywood, Fla. (February 21, 2018) — The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is pleased to announce the recipient for the 2018 Bergmeyer Scholarship is Gissela Teran from Appalachian State University. This scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in the Retail Design and Architecture field through a $1,500 award and a multi-day expenses-paid opportunity to take part in an immersive experience learning from some of the industry’s top designers at the Bergmeyer studios in Boston, Massachusetts.

"In collaboration with PAVE, Bergmeyer would like to congratulate Gissela Teran from Appalachian State University as the recipient of the 2018 Bergmeyer Scholarship. We extend our appreciation to all of the talented design students from 17 different colleges and universities across the United States and Canada who submitted applications for the third annual Bergmeyer Scholarship with PAVE. Among the diverse field of skilled candidates, Bergmeyer would like to recognize Gissela in particular for her creative and comprehensive approach to retail design."

The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its ninth 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 develop.0d 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 eight 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.