• Senior takes fourth place in international fashion design contest

    Lizvette Damman's designProject Runway fans, take note; a future winner may be on Baylor’s campus today.

    Houston senior Lizvette Damman, a fashion design major, took fourth place in the “Design Your Future Competition” presented by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Gap, winning a $2,000 scholarship.

    Competitors were asked to design an original suit appropriate to wear for a job interview (that’s Damman’s design pictured at right; click on the image for a larger version). They were also asked to answer two essay questions. Five finalists selected from the entries modeled their designs at a fashion show during the HACU annual conference, held earlier this month in San Diego. The competition’s selection committee included a representative from Gap, a fashion design education expert and a fashion magazine representative.

    Sic ’em, Lizvette!

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