Student Spotlight: David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund For Supply Chain Management, Scholarship Recipient Ashley Casasola

Professional Development

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 2022 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:  Ashley Casasola

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

School: Georgia State University

Major/Field of Study: Hospitality Administration and Management

Quote: With the aid from the scholarship, I will be attending Georgia State University pursuing a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Administration and Management. From the moment that I stepped foot in culinary, I knew that I belonged in the Hospitality industry.