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NO4 2013

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learned," he said. On the heels of that internship came another, this one at the long-established Hubbuch & Co., where Carter apprenticed not only in high school but also during all of his four years earning his degree in interior design at the University of Kentucky. While he was a college sophomore Carter frst experienced what he calls the "excitement and razzle-dazzle of making an empty house come alive with beautiful furnishings." Although he was only 22 and still far from being a professional designer, he snagged his frst big job when his aunt and uncle gave him carte blanche to decorate their big, newly renovated lakeshore home outside Chicago. "They really had a lot of faith in me," Carter recalled with a laugh. "I did it all, the entire house: colors, fabrics, furniture, and all on the budget they gave, and they were very happy with the result." After Carter graduated from UK, Hubbuch's asked him to stay on as a full-fedged decorator, which he did for several years, taking special pride in designing the store's big, promi- "At frst, it was literally a Recommending fabrics is just part of Carter's job. He helps clients create interiors that refect their tastes. one-man band. I had to do everything myself. All the billing, the ordering, writing the nent windows, which faced busy High Street in Chevy Chase and caught the admiring attention of thousands of passersby checks, answering the phone, every day. But his dream was to have his own business, and in everything," Carter said. He decorated residences, offces, and 2008, he was ready. businesses, including the stunning Dudley's On Short restau- Much more than a classroom. A degree in agriculture offers you more career options than you might expect. Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural sciences with a choice of options: • Horticulture • AgricultureEducation AnimalScience • EquineScience • GeneralAgriculture • VeterinaryScience • Department of Agricultural Sciences • Agronomy • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY Agribusiness • GolfCourse Management MSUalsoofferstwo-andfour-yeardegreesin VeterinaryTechnology. FollowusonFacebook,Twitter,YouTube,Flickr,Tumblr&Foursquare. Formoreinformation,call800-585-6781orvisit www.moreheadstate.edu/ahs. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution. KEENELAND WINTER 2013 49

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