Student Spotlight: David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management Scholarship Recipient, Claire Schenk
The National Restaurant Association Supply Chain Expert Exchange, in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, created the David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management to help develop the next generation of Supply Chain leaders in the restaurant and foodservice industry.
The goals of the 2021 program were as follows:
- Attract foodservice focused students to careers and organizations related to industry Supply Chain Management
- Empower individuals invested in restaurants and foodservice through financial and programmatic support
- Advance skills and retention of current industry professionals to support retention
These scholarships are available to undergraduate students pursuing degrees related to foodservice and the restaurant industry who express a deep interest in supply chain management.
A total of five scholarships were recently awarded and we are featuring each of them individually.
David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management Scholarship Recipient: Claire Schenk
Home: Delaware, OH
Class Status Fall 2020: College Senior
School: Johnson & Wales University - Providence
Major/Field of Study: Culinary Science
Quote: I cannot thank you enough for your generosity and your goodwill to help students pursue their passions. It is opportunities like this that remind me that my future is bright, that I am supported by others, and that encourage me to keep moving forward with enthusiasm and hope.