OBERLIN, OH -- The Natural Stone Institute has announced Megan Ognibene, stone design consultant for Buechel Stone in Kohler, WI, as a recipient of the 2022 Natural Stone Scholarship. Ognibene will be celebrated during the association’s annual Awards Ceremony at StonExpo in Las Vegas, NV, on January 31st. 

The Natural Stone Scholarship provides a trip to StonExpo, where the recipient will gain valuable technical and practical knowledge regarding the natural stone industry and will meet and network with leading stone professionals. “At StonExpo, I am looking forward to learning more about how to bring natural stone into every aspect of design as well as see the new innovative technologies that are being used," said Ognibene. "With this scholarship I am excited to network with other industry experts and be more involved in the stone industry overall.”

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