Article Number: 10348
NWFA Awards Wood Studies Scholarship
ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2018 - Autumn Liles, a high school senior in Mena, Arkansas, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 NWFA NERF Wood Studies Scholarship.

Autumn will graduate from Mena High School this May with a 4.0 GPA and noteworthy honors for her extensive involvement in her school and home community. Autumn was accepted into Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and will study Biology, beginning this fall.

This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry, or forestry related sciences, in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come.

The NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) was established to provide industry research and educate future generations of wood flooring professionals. Thanks to the generosity of its members, NWFA has conducted such research as the Life Cycle Analysis of Wood Flooring and awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships since its creation. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and others offered, visit NWFAs scholarship page at

The National Wood Flooring Association is a not-for-profit trade organization, with more than 3,300 member companies worldwide, dedicated to educating consumers, architects, designers,
specifiers and builders in the uses and benefits of wood flooring. NWFA members receive the best in educational training, benefits, technical resources and networking, to advance their professionalism and success. The NWFA is located at 111 Chesterfield Industrial Boulevard, Chesterfield, MO 63005, and can be contacted at 800.422.4556 (USA & Canada), 636.519.9663 (local and international), or online at

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