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Awards and Recognition

September 2022 — Contestant, Sylvia Cup (Orlando, FL)

October 2021Voyage Raleigh

June 25, 2019 — 2nd Place, GTFA Designer of the Year (Raleigh, NC)

Created 4 designs total — Bridal, Sympathy, Surprise, Centerpiece

March 2019 — Art in Bloom (Raleigh, NC)

Art Interpretation: “The Cliff, Étretat, Sunset”, Claude Monet

December 2018 — “How To Advent Wreath”, Floral Design Magazine (New Zealand)

August 2018 — 4th Place Designer of the Year, North Carolina State Florist Convention

July 2018 — “Success Story: A Love For Flowers Through the Ups and Downs”, The Platform Magazine

July 2018 — 2nd Place, Designer of the Year Competition, Greensboro Triad Professional Florists (Greensboro, NC)

July 2018Floral Design Magazine Experience, AIFD National Symposium (Washington, D.C.)

June 2018 — Candidate for the Professional Floral Design Evaluation, AIFD National Symposium (Washington, D.C.)

June 2018 — Article on Art in Bloom in North Carolina, Floral Design Magazine (New Zealand)

March 2018Feature on (Raleigh, NC)

Design appeared as a favorite installation at the Art in Bloom Exhibit

March 2018 — Art in Bloom Exhibit (Raleigh, NC)

Appeared on the news with a time lapse of art interpretation

December 2017 — “Floral Designers Praise Pantone’s Purple Pick”, Society of American Florists

Provided input on the color for 2018

October 2017 — “Why North Carolina — An Expose”, North Carolina State Florists Association

Feature on Jaclyn’s success, journey to North Carolina, and what’s to love about joining a florist association

October 19, 2017 — 3rd Place, Centerpiece for a Tea Party, North Carolina State Fair (Raleigh, NC)

October 19, 2017 — 2nd Place, Centerpiece Using All North Carolina products, North Carolina State Fair (Raleigh, NC)

August 12, 2017 — 1st Place, Body Flowers Competition, North Carolina State Florist Association Convention (Asheville, NC)

April 2017 — Lead Designer of a luxury wedding, The Greenbrier Resort (West Virginia)

Jaclyn led a team of designers, designing flowers to cover a baby grand piano and the other surface area in the north parlor

February 17, 2017 — Career Day, St. Joseph School (Cockeysville, MD)

Spoke to 4th, 5th, and 7th graders about being a floral designer

January 19, 2017 — 2016-2017 Intern, 10 editions of “How-To” floral design articles, Floral Design Magazine (New Zealand)

October 2016 — Mention of Jaclyn’s “Most Inspirational” birthday flowers design for Oasis INSPIRE Showcase, Florist Review Magazine

July 2016 — Interview with Sharon McGukin, American Institute of Floral Designers

March 2016 — Design featured on front cover, “The Hidden Truth about Texture”, Floral Design Magazine

Began writing as an intern for Floral Design Magazine

February 14, 2016 — Field of Flowers, Channel 10 News

Spoke about Valentine’s Day flowers

November 2015 — Field of Flowers, Channel 10 News

Surprised breast cancer survivor with pink flowers on the news

November 2015 — “Most Inspirational” Birthday Flowers Design, Oasis INSPIRE Showcase

October 19, 2014 — Official Florist, Great Bridal Expo at The Bonaventure (Weston, FL)

Created bouquets for the models on the runway and grand entrance arrangements

September 6, 2014 — Presented flowers to wear at CHAN’s Silk Flowers in Miami for the presentation of Ruben and Yola AIFD

June 7, 2014 — 3rd Place Floral Designer of the Year, Florida State Floral Association

June 1, 2014 — Jaclyn becomes an entrepreneur forming The Skinnny Case, LLC (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

December 2013 — “Designers Behind the Flowers”, Flirty Fleurs

June 2013 — 4th Place, Iron Designer Competition, International Floriculture Expo (IFE)

May 16, 2013 — Flower headdress, Flirty Fleurs

September 2012 — Christmas arrangement feature, Floral Design Magazine (New Zealand)

August 2012Special Article, 2012 August Newsletter, American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD)

June 2012 — Scholarship Recipient for National Symposium, American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD)

May 2011 — 3rd Place, Teleflora Capital Cup Design Contest

February 2011 — Health & Style section front page feature, “Style to the Aisle”, Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD)

Created weddings bouquets for models at bridal show in Baltimore

June 2010 — 2nd Place, Telefloral Capital Cup Design Contest

March 2009 — 1st Place, Telefloral Design Contest

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