The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the professionalism of the kitchen and bath industry.

Student Design Competition

2018 Design Competition Winners

Congratulations to all of our winners and thanks to all who entered!

Judged by a panel of industry professionals, this competition acknowledges the talent of kitchen and bath students to plan safe, functional, personalized spaces, which incorporate imaginative design statements and aesthetically pleasing solutions.

Our annual competition is always a great opportunity for students to display their work and network with a large number of potential employers!

Thank you also to our judging panel:

Dondi Szombatfalvy, CKD–Bella Domicile

Trish Endres–Gerhards

Julie Kubash, WRID, CKBR–Urban Herriges & Sons

Kayla Domaszek, AKBD–Dream House Dream Kitchens


First Place Kitchens

Sonja Gage–Madison College





Second Place Kitchen

Candaze Alvarez–Fox Valley Technical College


First Place Bath

Megan Holschuh–Fox Valley Technical College


Second Place Bath–Tie

Emily Hanson–Fox Valley Technical College

Second Place Bath–Tie

Hollan Miller–Fox Valley Technical College

Third Place Bath

Megan Wiitala–Fox Valley Technical College

Click Here for 2016 Student Competition Winners!