NAJA ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) announces the winner of the 2012 ACE© It Conference Scholarship to attend the 39th Annual ACE© It Winter Educational Conference scheduled on February 3 - 4 , 2012, Tucson AZ.
Ms. Kim Pascarella, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, is the 2012 winner of the annual scholarship. Ms. Pascarella is a current home study student at the Gemological Institute of America. Her jewelry journey started as a retail sales associate with a large corporate company. She is currently General Manager at Joe DiMaggio Jewelers with a rich variety of responsibilities. Ms. Pascarella says that “I love this job. I’m passionate about our clients and this trade.”
The NAJA Scholarship gives a gemology student a first hand experience of networking with appraisal professionals by attending the highly regarded NAJA educational experience during a time when Tucson devotes itself to gems, jewelry, and minerals. NAJA believes that appraising is a viable career option for students of gemology.
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers is the largest membership association specializing exclusively in gem and jewelry appraising and related appraisal issues. It offers education and networking opportunities with knowledgeable appraisal professionals.
For further information on becoming a member of NAJA, attending NAJA’s Tucson education conference or the 2013 Conference Scholarship please contact:
Gail Brett Levine, GG, Executive Director
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
P. O. Box 18, Rego Park, NY 11374
718.896.1536 fax 718.997.9057