Student Spotlight: David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain Management, Scholarship Recipient Lydia Le

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 2023 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

School: Lone Star College System

Major/Field of Study: Supply Chain Management & Operations

About: Lydia’s passion for the restaurant industry is driven by a deep interest in business, technology, sustainability, and the opportunities they offer to make a positive impact on people and the planet. This award has been a life-changing experience for her having received it for the past three years. Her long-term goal is to become an accomplished supply chain manager, using her knowledge and expertise to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability of the supply chain in the food service industry. 

Author: Supply Chain Scene