Texas State's Lindzey Duval named 2017 IIDA Student of the Year

Lindzey Duval
Lindzey Duval (right) is presented the 2017 IIDA Student of the Year Award during the IIDA annual meeting in Chicago.

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
June 28, 2017

Lindzey Duval, a 2017 interior design graduate of Texas State University, has been named the International Interior Design Association Student of the Year.

The Student of the Year award recognizes a student association member whose insight, involvement, and leadership have significantly impacted his or her school’s interior design program. The award was presented to Duval during the IIDA Annual Meeting on June 11, at the Contemporary Museum of Art in Chicago.

“Lindzey’s passion, drive, and enthusiasm for the interior design industry are apparent in her commitment to her school’s interior design program, her campus center and her academic work,” said IIDA Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst. “Moreover, Lindzey understands the power of design to connect people and make a positive and lasting impact on society.”

Duval also served as president of the Texas State IIDA Campus Center. She previously served as the chapter's membership chair and public relations chair. Duval recently completed internships with the firms Lauckgroup and Jauregui Architect, both in Austin.

For more information about the IIDA Student of the Year Award, visit iida.org.

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,849 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 180,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world.  Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities:  Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.