GWC Floral Students Take Top Honors at National Design Competition

Terri Tae Hwa Kang, Gina Wright and Tracey Duncan, Golden West College floral students, won honors in the American Institute of Floral Designers’ (AIFD) 2017 Student Floral Design Competition held in Seattle, Washington. The competition was held in July as part of the Institute’s 2017 National Symposium “X”. These three students were part of the college design team that brought home a total of four awards in the competitions four categories: Interpretive, Fashion Flowers, Wedding and Sympathy.

Kang took home first place in the Sympathy category, second place in the Interpretive category and 3rd in the Overall Student Highest Score. Duncan won second place in the Sympathy category and Wright tied for third place in the Interpretive category. The GWC Floral team was led by advisors Gail Call AIFD, CFD and Miriam Somoano AIFD, CFD.