News for the Hospitality Executive
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation Awards
Scholarships Via its Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship Program, the
Foundationís Most Prominent and Oldest Scholarship Award
Washington, August 17, 2010 ó The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF), the not-for-profit affiliate of the American Hotel & Lodging Association, awarded three scholarships via its Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship Program, the Foundationís most prominent and oldest scholarship award.
The Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship Program, which began in 1974
to honor to honor third-generation hotelier Packardís numerous accomplishments
in the lodging industry, awards three students at AH&LEF-affiliated
four-year educational institutions a total of $10,000. Each school
nominates their top students to compete. In 2010, AH&LEF will
award 292 scholarships to hospitality management students totaling more
ďThis yearís competition was a tough one as many students exemplified excellence in all categories. Our scholarships are ensuring the hospitality industry will one day employ some of the brightest and most noteworthy future leaders,Ē said Joori Jeon, CPA, CAE, AH&LEF president/COO.
AH&LEF is the charitable fund-raising and endowed fund-management subsidiary of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Founded in 1953, AH&LEF is the premier organization for scholarships, professional certification, and instructional material as well as funding for hospitality industry research. For more information, visit www.ahlef.org.
Serving the hospitality industry for a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom line savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry. Partner state associations provide local representation and additional cost-saving benefits to members.
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