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Miami students finalists in international design competition


Justin Willard, Maggie Benson and Alan Oakes, finalists in national competition.
Miami University seniors Maggie Benson, Alan Oakes and Justin Willard were named three of 12 finalists in the international PAVE the Way 3D Design Challenge competition.

Benson is majoring in interior design and Oakes and Willard are majoring in architecture.

The challenge was to design a makeover station for a cosmetics brand for use in a retail store. Each finalist will create a prototype of their design to be displayed Feb. 29 - March 2 at Global Shop 2012, a major industry event held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. Winners will receive up to $5,000.

The PAVE competition is sponsored by B + N Industries.


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