Lorraine Olmo, an Architectural Design and Construction Technology student at Delgado Community College, has been awarded two national scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
The scholarships are the NAHB Herman J. Smith National Housing Endowment Scholarship, a $5,000 award, and the NAHB Professional Women in Building Award, a $300 award.
Olmo is a current member and past president of Delgado's award-winning NAHB Student Chapter.
The Architectural Design and Construction Technology program at Delgado trains students in design and construction of commercial, industrial and public buildings, homes, schools and community projects. Students also learn about the maintenance, repair, modification, renovation, restoration and modernization of existing buildings.
Pictured, from left, Delgado Chancellor Joan Davis, Lorraine Olmo and Professor P. Victor Mirzai.