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Fashion Design and Merchandising


Professor Kyla Benson, Department Chair 

Family & Consumer Studies/Fashion Design Merchandising/Nutrition & Foods-Culinary Arts

Faculty Members: 
Kyla Benson: Department Chair of Family & Consumer Studies. Kyla comes from a tenure of apparel industry experience. She designed for large action sport industry coorporate companies as well as smaller apparel businesses. She has also launched two successful apparel lines. For her full resume, click here​.
Rachael Libolt: Stylist and Personal Shopper, Rachel has owned her own wardrobe consulting business since 1986.  She currently teaches "Buying and Merchandising", where students shop the wholesale market to provide clothing to be sold at the on campus retail store. 

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2014 Dress Making And Alterations Option


2014 Fashion Merchandising


2014 Product Development and Technical Design


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