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Young Designers 2012

Posted Date: 10/10/2012
Location: New York

Keynote Speaker: Ben Bennett

Ben Bennett, Co-Founder and Creative Director of HATCHBEAUTY was the keynote speaker and award presenter. He was honored to present the Young Designers Awards, saying, “these types of events are truly important.” He described how winning a fashion photography contest led to his scholarship to Ohio University, which offered him the first step in creating his career and leaving the small Ohio town where he grew up.

The three student winners: The third place award of $1,000 was presented to Matt Zonona, for “Purple Farfalla.” Samantha Galvez won second place and $1,500 for “Smile Organic Aloe Based Face Wash with SPF 15.” Tara Meyer received the first place award and $2,500 for “Keoki Exfoliating Face Scrub & Moisturizer.”