Student Spotlight: David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management Scholarship Recipient, Lydia Le
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: Lydia Le
Hometown: Richmond, Texas
School: University of Houston
Major/Field of Study: Supply Chain Management & Operations
Quote: Words cannot describe how grateful I am to be receiving this scholarship. My goal is to become a supply chain manager with hopes of applying my skills to come up with solutions on how to get products to consumers in a fast, efficient, yet affordable way and to find more sustainable options for the food industry.