San Antonio’s Most Fashionable Minds Set to Showcase Designs

March 12, 2009

Nick Verreos and Bridget Smith to host unique student-produced fashion show

SAN ANTONIO, March 12, 2009—The International Academy of Design and Technology (the Academy) will host its second annual fashion show, IMAGINE 2009, on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the Red Oak Ballroom (4522 Fredericksburg Road). This event will feature the innovative creations, designs and fashions of the student-designers from the Academy - San Antonio.

Nick Verreos will serve as this year’s special guest host. Verreos competed on the second season of Bravo’s Project Runway and appeared on the third season of the show as a talent scout. He began his own design firm and launched the Nikolaki label in 2001.

Co-hosting the event with Verreos will be Bridget Smith of KENS 5’s Great Day SA, San Antonio's # 1 local entertainment and lifestyle program. Miss Latina 2008, Delisi Araceli, will participate in this year’s IMAGINE 2009 as a celebrity model.

The Academy - San Antonio, its students and staff invite the local community to be a part of this showcase of the ever-changing world of fashion. Tickets can be purchased by calling Roxanne Herrera at 210-507-5872.

About The International Academy of Design and Technology (Academy)
The International Academy of Design and Technology (the Academy – San Antonio) provides educational programs that are designed to prepare students for professional opportunities in select design and technology fields. The Academy has been an established institution for more than 25 years and has 10 other campuses across the US. The Academy opened its doors to San Antonio students in April 2007. The campus is located at 4511 Horizon Hill Blvd. At the Academy – San Antonio, students can earn degrees in Fashion Design and Merchandising, Graphic Design and Marketing Management. For more information about the Academy and the programs they offer visit: www.iadtsanantonio.com.