The Masonry Institute of St. Louis announced today Miss Danielle Smith was awarded the 2010-2011 St. Louis Masonry Industry Scholarship administered by the AIA, American Institute of Architects-St. Louis Chapter, for $2,000 on August 3, 2010.

Miss Smith is starting her third year in the Kansas State University's 5-year architectural masters program. Danielle is the daughter of Mason Contractors Association of St. Louis member Ed Smith of John J. Smith Masonry Company.

The Masonry Institute of St. Louis, located at 1429 S. Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, is a technical resource that serves as an educational and promotional resource for those interested in masonry design and construction. The Masonry Institute additionally sets aside monies for financial assistance to students separate from the masonry industry scholarship administered by AIA-St Louis. Miss Smith was the recipient of financial assistance from the Masonry Institute for the past two years.