Oberlin, OH — Bre Covell, general manager for Pacific Shore Stones in Springdale, AR, has been awarded the 2022 Women in Stone Empowerment Scholarship, which will be celebrated during the association’s annual Awards Ceremony at StonExpo in Las Vegas, NV, on January 31st.  

This scholarship provides a trip to one of three major industry events: StonExpo, Coverings or a Natural Stone Institute Study Tour. The recipient is given the opportunity to shadow industry professionals within different sectors of the stone industry and explore her potential for leadership and her commitment to a career in the stone industry. "I am so thankful and excited for the opportunity to attend StonExpo," said Covell. "I can't imagine a better opportunity to learn from so many industry professionals who feel as passionate about stone as I do."

Industry members are invited to attend the Natural Stone Institute’s annual awards ceremony at StonExpo on Tuesday, January 31 at 4 p.m. PT in South Seas F at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.