Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
2019 Midwest District Student Merit Award Finalist
Samantha Bruening is a Senior at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. The first time she was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, she knew she wanted to help people. In high school, she discovered Industrial Design, which met her passion for helping people. This has become her dream career. She has earned an Industrial Design Internship with Generac Power Systems and GE Healthcare by her hard work and passion. Samantha has been influenced by mentors who molded her into the passionate problem solver and designer. After her GE Healthcare experience, Samantha would like to pursue medical equipment and experience design.