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Morrisville State College Hospitality Students Awarded Scholarships


MORRISVILLE, N.Y.—Morrisville State College hospitality students were recently awarded scholarships from The International Food Service Executives’ Association (IFSEA). The awards were presented during IFSEA’s international conference.

The awards were based on academic achievement, financial need, hospitality work experience, campus involvement and commitment to the hospitality industry.

Receiving awards were:
Stanley Veltman Memorial Scholarship
The $1,500 scholarship was awarded to Renee Graham, of Verona Beach, N.Y., a resort and recreation service management, bachelor degree major.

Peggy Heisler Conference Award
The $1,000 award was presented to Ann Tanney, of West Winfield, N.Y., a resort and recreation service management, bachelor degree major.

Faulstich Family Scholarship
The $750 scholarship was awarded to Hitomi Morishita, of Japan, a resort and recreation service management, bachelor degree major.

IFSEA Worthy Goal Scholarships:
Julia Schmitt, $1,500, of Prattsburgh, N.Y., a resort and recreation service management, bachelor degree major
Katrina Flint, $1,000, of Almond, N.Y., a food service administration major
Lyndsey Goodale, $1,000, of Marcellus, N.Y., a restaurant management major
Matt Semerano, $1,000, of Warwick, N.Y., a resort and recreation service management, bachelor degree major
Samantha Sims, $1,000, of Perry, N.Y., a restaurant management major
Kayla Springstead, $1,000, of Niskayuna, N.Y., a restaurant management major
Ann Tanney, $1,000 (see above)
Carrie Smith, $1,000, of Oriskany Falls, N.Y., a food service administration major
Anatolie Donenko, $1,000, of Bainbridge, N.Y., who will be enrolling in a hospitality program this fall

Morrisville State College offers 12 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.