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Turning to the Future


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Turning to the Future student competition

presented by the American Association of Woodturners

Check out student resumes, items available for purchase and business opportunities.

Congratulations to all finalists and winners of the 2015 AAW Turning to the Future competition!

See the final press release of Turning to the Future Winners

High School

First Place

Michael Andersen
“Twisting Wings”
Andersen Home School
Chama, NM

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Second Place

Kailee Bosch
“Discovery”
Poudre High School
Fort Collins, CO

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Third Place

Miguel Ingles
“Triple Helix”
Cedar Ridge High School
Hillsborough, NC

246

Post Secondary

First Place

Carrie Etherington
“African Box”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

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Second Place

Taima Krayem
“Rings Bowl”
North Bennett Street School
Boston, MA

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Third Place

Danielle Heckman
“Candlestick”
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA

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High School Finalists

Michael Andersen
“Surreal Stream”
Andersen Home School
Chama, NM

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Jason Coggins
“Kaleidoscope Effect”
Community School of Davidson
Huntersville, NC

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Kyle Kreitzman
“Knock on Wood”
Simi Valley High School
Simi Valley, CA

170

Ruby Lopez
“Fill it with Freedom”
Santa Fe High School
Santa Fe, NM

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Matthew Shiplett
“Autobiography in Wood”
Cedar Ridge High School
Hillsborough, NC

187

Ian Surman
“Rhapsody in Blue”
Cedar Ridge High School
Hillsborough, NC

244

Nickolas Valerio
“Irie XIII”
Santa Fe High School
Santa Fe, NM

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Post Secondary Finalists

Nichole Cross
“Floating Rings”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

261

Scott Davies
“Cherry Pits”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

252

Scott Davies
“DNA”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

249

William Everett
“Styro-Drum”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

096

Danielle Heckman
“Nature Study”
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA

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Alexandra Salyers
“Mae”
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA

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Carter Zufelt
“Müll Series – HDPE Sculpture 2”
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

224

 
 

Don’t miss this opportunity to see impressive student work made with the use of a lathe! Finalist projects will be selected by a jury of turning professionals and on display at the AWFS Fair where final judging will take place. Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony.

This competition is open to high school or post secondary students who are at least part time in a woodworking or related program. Projects may not be larger than 20″ in diameter; no furniture will be accepted. There is no fee to enter. Entry Deadline: May 1, 2017. For complete details, see documents below.

Entry Forms (PDF) – 2017 Entry forms to come, Summer 2016

Official 2015 Press Releases

New Woodturning Student Competition Featured at AWFS Fair