The Landscape Architecture Foundation's Olmsted Scholars Program recognizes the nation’s most talented and promising landscape architecture students. This year's National Olmsted Scholar, Emily Volger, will receive a $25,000 award. She received her Master of Architecture Degree in May. B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination have a long history of supporting the Landscape Architect Foundation programs including the Annual Benefit.
"B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination are pleased to collaborate with the Landscape Architectural Foundation to improve the American environment through educational opportunities and improved organizations," said Douglas W. Hagen, President of B-K Lighting + TEKA Illumination. “The inspirational ideas from new generations continues to prove our industry and that is way we continue to support this endeavor.” Hagen will attend this year's event, along with B-K Lighting Eastern Regional Sales Manager Karen Duffy.
The Landscape Architecture Foundation Annual Benefit is scheduled for September 10, 2010 at the NEWSEUM in Washington, D.C. To find out more, visit www.lafoundation.org.
ABOUT LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION
The mission of the Landscape Architecture Foundation is to support the preservation, improvement and enhancement of the environment. LAF launched the Olmsted Scholars Program
in 2008 to recognize students with exceptional leadership potential who are using ideas, influence, communication, service, and leadership to advance sustainable planning and design and foster human and societal benefits.