For the past 22 years David Allen Company has awarded a $5,000 scholarship to a gifted and promising architectural student at the North Carolina State University College of Architecture. The Dean of the college makes the selection to either a graduate or an undergraduate student.
Robert Roberson, Chairman of David Allen Company, presented the 2018-2019 award to Forough Mofidi, a Graduate Architectural Student, who has been identified by the Design School Dean and faculty as a promising leader in architecture.
David Allen Company has a long history of promoting the use of tile, marble, granite, natural stone, and terrazzo through its relationship with and support of architectural and design schools. With offices in Raleigh, NC; Washington, DC; Columbia SC; Birmingham, AL, South Florida, and Charlotte, NC, the company is celebrating its 99th year in 2019.
Editorial Director and Senior Writer for TileLetter and TileLetter ARTISAN
Lesley Goddin has been writing and journaling since her first diary at age 11. Her journey has taken her through a career in publishing and publicity, landing her the editor position of TileLetter and its special publications in 2006. Her goal is to educate, inspire, recognize and encourage those in the tile industry -- especially the tile and stone contractor. Other interests include the soft, purring marvels known as cats, labyrinth walking, drumming and percussion, and a range of spiritual, musical and artistic pursuits.