FIT honors Webster

April 2006
Furniture/Today;4/10/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 31, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the highlights of the 10th annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast for the Home Products Development Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Chairman emeritus of FIT Peter Scotese reveals that the event has raised a total of $1 million. Thomasville Furniture Industries President Nancy Webster has received the Lifetime Achievement Award.


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