UF boasts the #1 online program in the country for his degree.
The scholarships support the next generation of designers by rewarding superior student performance.
Staten is the first student to ever win the award.
UF had the second-highest number of students on the list in the country.
Only four students campus wide received the $5,000 scholarships.
The contest took place in San Antonio, Texas.
More than 60 design and planning firms made up of architects, interior designers, landscape architects and other disciplines recruited at the event.
Trisha Poole’s speech on hospitality design was the highlight of the event.
The annual event takes place Wednesday, March 16, from 1-4 p.m.
Teams were tasked with conceptualizing a Live-Work-Play concept from the present to 2050 in Alachua County,