Hotel, Restaurant and Culinary Arts Scholarship Recipients

Three Cypress College students received scholarships in the Hotel, Restaurant and Culinary Arts field.
They are:
  • Linda Tran – $2500 Ayers Hotel Cares scholarship;
  • Cory Irwin – $2500 Ayers Hotel Cares scholarship; and,
  • Austin Nguyen – $2000 American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation Scholarship
Both Linda and Cory received a $2,500 Ayers Hotel Cares scholarship. This particular scholarship is supported by the Orange County based family owned hotel company and is open to Ayers employees: http://www.ayreshotels.com/
Austin Nguyen (a #CYProud graduate of 2015 and current Cal Poly Pomona Hospitality Management student) received $2,500 from the Anaheim Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association http://aochla.org/ The AOCHLA scholarship recognizes outstanding students studying for a career in the hospitality industry. The scholarship is a national competition and unusual for a community college student to win. In addition to Austin’s AOCHLA recognition, he was also recently named Employee of the First Quarter for Hyatt Huntington Beach – quite a big deal for a property that size! Congratulations, Austin!
For more information on our industry acclaimed program, please visit the Hotel, Restaurant and Culinary Arts program online.
Pictured here: Austin Nguyen, #CYProud Graduate, Class of 2015; current Cal Poly Pomona Hospitality Management student
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Pictured here: Cypress College HRC students – Linda Tran & Cory Irwin

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