Breghan Nolan of Glenview was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the IHLAEF. Below is the release:
The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) today announced the recipients of its scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Breghan Nolan of Glenview was awarded a $1,000 scholarship because of her outstanding academic achievement, a strong portfolio and a commitment to pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. Nolan will be a senior at University of Alabama this fall, where she is majoring in Restaurant, Hotels and Meeting Management.
Designed to ignite confidence in Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) member employees and hospitality management students, IHLAEF is helping support the next generation of hospitality leaders and equipping them with resources to help advance their education.
For the 2014-2015 academic year, IHLAEF awarded more than $32,000 in scholarships to students from 16 cities and towns across the state. The 17 students received $1000 to $5000 scholarships.
The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) is the not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) educational arm of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA). Incorporated in 1992, IHLAEF has been a primary source of scholarship assistance for deserving Illinois college students pursuing hospitality management degrees throughout the country, awarding over $350,000 since its inception.
The Foundation focuses on three major initiatives: Educational Programming, High School to Career Curriculum and Workforce Development, and Scholarships.
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