Storm Lake Early Elementary School Awarded by IIDA

Storm Lake Early Elementary School has been granted both the 2023 People’s Choice and Project Award from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Great Plains Chapter.

Each year, the IIDA Great Plains Chapter invites all of its members to submit their projects to the Interior Design Excellence Awards competition.

Superintendent Dr. Stacey Cole spoke about how grateful the community is to receive the award because she believes it embraces the type of inclusive environment they are striving for the students and staff.

List of complete winners.

Best in Show = Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Hubbard Center for Children

Best Moment = Palmer College of Chiropractic – Feature Stair

Member of the Year = Brittany Marks

Icon Award = Jessica Doolittle

Project Award = Monument Health

Project Award = Storm Lake Early Elementary School

Project Award = Dvorak Law Group

Project Award = Hotel Des Moines

Project Award = Kinship Brewing Company

Project Award = Able Transport Solutions

Honorable Mention = Ellis Golf Course Clubhouse

Honorable Mention = Catalyst at the Farnam

Student = The Future of Nature Integrated in the Urban Environment

For more about the IIDA Great Plains Chapter, visit their website at