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05.18.16

OPN welcomes summer interns to Cedar Rapids, Des Moines studios

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As graduates celebrate their collegiate journey and underclassman close the book on another year, companies across the country welcome summer interns. OPN is thrilled to add the following talented men and women to our rosters this summer. We can’t wait to see what they can do. They are (from top left to bottom right):

Des Moines

Rahul Attraya has just completed his fourth year of the architectural program at Iowa State University.  He interned last summer at Heery in Iowa City.

Paul Jasper has just completed his third year of the architectural program at Iowa State University.  He has worked as a radio DJ and as an Assistant Librarian while going to school.

Alex Hochstetler has also just completed his third year of the architectural program at Iowa State University.  A Minnesota native, he has served as a Design Peer Mentor at ISU. In his free time, he enjoys sports, books, cinema, traveling and guitar.

Samanvay Kasarala completed his  Bachelor of Architecture professional degree in May 2016.  He has interned at FHD Group in India, as well as NA Architects and Indu Group.  He is trilingual and has traveled to 75 countries.

 

Cedar Rapids

Morgan Ronspies just finished her third year in the interior design program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is a Regents Scholar in the UNL Honors Program, working on a business minor, and has studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Once she earns her Bachelor’s of Science in Design, Morgan plans to pursue a Master’s of Architecture and focus on historic preservation.

Matt Lechowicz just completed his third year at Iowa State University. An Indiana native, he enjoys exercising, music, travel, and digital photography.

Zach Werba just finished his fourth year in tthe architectural program at Iowa State University. Originally from Chicago, he spent last summer as an intern for BLDD.

Jamie Craine graduated from Ball State University with a bachelors degree in architecture in May 2016. She has worked previously for Design Organization, an architectural arm of Shive-Hattery.

Lenora Allen is a masters student pursuing a degree in community and regional planning from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She earned her bachelors degree from UNL in graphic design.