Hannah is an Interior Design Major and Entrepreneurship Minor at High Point University. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, she has poured herself into all aspects of life. At a young age, she was recognized by President George W. Bush for her hundreds of hours of community service, being awarded "The Presidential Volunteer Service Award". At the age of 16, Hannah was selected by Business First as a "Future Business Leader". More recently, Hannah has been recognized as an "Extraordinary Leader" by her peers and mentors at High Point University and as a "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges". Hannah studied in Florence, Italy, at the Lorenzo De Medici School of Art and Design. There she received her certificate in sustainable architecture and developed her skills in the mediums of lighting, furniture and product design, and photography. Currently she is developing an exhibition of hand-sculpted sconces and is completing her thesis of undergraduate research on persons with disabilities and their interactions with the built environment.
She fell in love with High Point University, in North Carolina, where she became a Presidential Scholar and was awarded the University Fellows scholarship. Below lists her extensive involvement on campus . . .
- First student to ever be inducted as a sophomore into High Point University's oldest honor society, the Order of the Lighted Lamp
- Honors Scholar Program
- President of the Interior Home Furnishings Club (IHFC)
- Treasurer of IIDA and ASID
- Event planner and a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Secretary of Alpha Phi Omega; a Co-Ed Service Fraternity
- Assistant of Recruitment for Kappa Delta Sorority
- University Ambassador as well as an Ambassador Mentor
- Holt International Children's Services Sponsor
- Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity
- Alpha Chi Honors Society
- Honored Student Entrepreneur
Hannah maintains a 3.86 GPA and completes over 50 hours of service every semester.
Nationally, she belongs to International Interior Design Association (IIDA), American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and WITHIT, an organization for women leaders in the design world.