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Pallardy Scholarship Awarded

AIA Mid-Missouri recently awarded the 2020 Roy J. Pallardy Memorial Scholarship to Katherine Kaufmann, Columbia, Missouri, at a private Awards Event in Columbia.  The scholarship award totaled $2,000 with $1,000 coming from the local chapterís dues and scholarship trust fund and $1,000 coming from a matching grant provided by the national American Institute of Architects organization.

The annual scholarship was established in 1985 by The Architects Alliance, Jefferson City and Mid-Missouri Chapter AIA to recognize Mid-Missouri Architect Roy J. Pallardyís outstanding service to the profession, community and AIA Mid-Missouri Chapter, while practicing architecture in Jefferson City and Central Missouri.

The matching grant is the national American Institute of Architectís effort to support local Chapters in promoting the profession and providing student financial support to emerging leaders in the architectural field of study.

Katherine is currently enrolled in the School of Architecture at The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, working toward a Master of Architecture Degree.  She is a graduate of Battle High School, Columbia, Missouri and the daughter of Rick and Tricia Kaufmann, Columbia, Missouri.

Pallardy Scholarship Awarded -- October 2019

AIA Mid-Missouri awarded the 2019 Roy Pallardy Memorial Scholarship to Patrick Murray, of Jefferson City, MO, at our Design Awards event on October 18.  The scholarship award totaled $2,000 with $1,000 coming from the local chapter's dues and Scholarship Trust Fund and $1,000 from a matching grant provided by the National AIA organization.

The annual scholarship was established in 1985 by the Mid-Missouri Chapter AIA to recognize Roy J. Pallardy's outstanding service to the profession, the community, and the AIA Mid-Missouri Chapter, while practicing architecture in Central Missouri.

The matching grant is the national American Institute of Architects' effort to support local Chapters in promoting the profession and providing student financial support to emerging leaders in the architectural field of study.

Distinguished Citizen Award Presented -- November 2018

On November 17, AIA Mid-Missouri President Nina Hennkens awarded our 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award to John Simon, Building Regulations Supervisor for the City of Columbia.  This award honors a member of our community who exemplifies the values and purposefully promotes the efforts of design professionals to maintain, protect and augment the fabric of the built environment.  He is this year's Champion of the Built Environment.

Mr. Simon has held a lifelong passion for the natural and built environment.  His award recognizes his efforts to educate, collaborate with and support local design professionals as they preserve and develop the fabric of the city.