2014 Scholarship Winner

Susan Moran – Winner, 2014 Valerie Bursten
Window Fashions Scholarship

Bethesda, Maryland, October 10, 2013

Susan Moran, Eaton Interiors, Doylestown, PA, is pronounced winner of the Valerie Bursten Window Fashion Scholarship Award for 2014. The award is granted by the International Window Coverings Exchange approval committee, Bruce Heyman and Grace McNamara. The award, funded by members of the “Exchange”, was established to honor the memory of the wife of Exchange co-founder, Steven Bursten. The award is based on Valerie’s belief that beautiful window fashions have the power to impact the lives and happiness of homeowners, and through professional education, homeowners and their families receive exceptional benefit.

Susan Moran was selected based on her desire to seek professional growth and has been awarded $6,000 in registration fees and travel expense at leading industry educational institutions. The award is supported by Window Fashions-Vision Magazine, Custom Home Furnishings Academy (CHFA), Window Coverings University and Exciting Windows! A formal presentation will be made at the Visions EXPO design awards ceremony in Las Vegas, February 4-6, 2014.

Susan has been active in business for 7 years, with prior experience in the corporate world. “I love the business as much as the day I started” Susan stated in her application. She believes education leads to high standards and is the key to advancing her business. Susan is active in trade online forums and research. Devoting time and finances to her young children made it difficult to attend industry events. She especially appreciates her award so she can experience “energy and live interaction with other industry professionals”. Susan enjoys improving a person’s home to bring them pride and happiness. She also enjoys the marketing end of the business and being an entrepreneur.

For information about the 2015 Scholarship applications, visit www.valerieburstenscholarship.com. For information on the 2014 Visions Expo visit https://www.wf-vision.com/shows. Information on the Custom Home Furnishings Academy can be found at http://chfindustry.com/; Window Coverings University www.windowcoveringsu.com/b121/class.shtml, and Exciting Windows! Service for business professionals at www.excitingwindows.com/5star

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