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Source: Deb Canter, 785-532-5507, canter@k-state.edu
News release prepared by: Jane P. Marshall, 785-532-1519, jpm2@k-state.edu

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009

K-STATE HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT STUDENTS EARN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM WICHITA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF WINE AND FOOD

MANHATTAN -- The Wichita chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food has awarded more than $5,000 in scholarships to hospitality management students at Kansas State University.

The K-State students garnered more than half of the chapter's 2009 scholarship money statewide.

The students, all hospitality management majors, and their scholarship amount include: Juan Carlos Mendoza, senior, Garden City, $1,500; Brett Engleman, freshman, Great Bend, $750; Robert Tibbetts, senior, Liberal, $1,000; Alisha Ernst, senior, Prairie Village, $1,000; and Shannon Rowe, senior, Wichita, $1,000.

K-State's hospitality management program is offered through the department of hospitality management and dietetics in the College of Human Ecology.