The ASID Chapter Educator Medalist Award is the highest award bestowed by ASID on Society members at the chapter level in recognition of outstanding service and significant contributions to their chapter and to the body of knowledge that supports the profession of interior design.
It acknowledges notable and continued contributions to the industry that have enriched the human experience through community involvement, leadership, and providing education in an innovative manner.
ASID OC’s honoree, Judy Deaton has contributed outstanding and significant service to interior design education and the ASID Orange County Chapter. She is the co-founder of Interior Designers Institute (IDI) and is a professional member of ASID.
Interior Designers Institute is CIDA accredited and is ranked #7 in the nation among interior design programs. IDI has produced countless notable design professionals and industry leaders over the years including four chapter presidents. Judy has served on numerous committees over the years and has also served as a chapter board member from 2005 to 2009. She has acted as leader and mentor to the student body as they consistently participate in chapter design events, fundraisers, and industry programs.
ASID OC is proud to acknowledge Judy Deaton as the ASID Chapter Educator Medalist Award honoree.