LRTA awards annual scholarships

November 25th, 2013 by Heather

    LRTA awards annual scholarships

     FROM LEFT: Captain Jim Morash of the M/S Mount Washington, Mildred A. Beech Scholarship winner Kaitlyn Mercier, Mel Borrin scholarship winner James McManus, and LRTA board member Mark Borrin, son of Mel Borrin.  COURTESY FROM LEFT: Captain Jim Morash of the M/S Mount Washington, Mildred A. Beech Scholarship winner Kaitlyn Mercier, Mel Borrin scholarship winner James McManus, and LRTA board member Mark Borrin, son of Mel Borrin. COURTESY

     

    LACONIA — The Lakes Region Tourism Association awarded the Mildred A. Beech Scholarship and Mel Borrin Scholarship at their annual meeting at The NASWA Resort on Oct. 2.

    The Mel Borrin Scholarship was awarded to James McManus, a junior at Plymouth State University, whose major is Tourism Management and Policy. The Mel Borrin Scholarship is awarded to a student who has shown enthusiasm and entrepreneurial skills and is self-motivated to succeed.

    The Lakes Region Tourism Association awards the Mildred A. Beech Scholarship to a student attending a college, university or technical college in the Lakes Region to pursue a degree in tourism, hospitality and/or culinary arts.

    This year’s scholarship went to Kaitlyn Mercier, who is attending Lakes Region Community College, where she is a triple major in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, and Restaurant Management.

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