Monday, June 15, 2009

International Gold & Silver Plate Society awards internship stipend

The International Gold & Silver Plate Society awarded East Carolina University Department of Hospitality Management senior Timothy Stewart Smith a $1,000 stipend to help finance the cost of his internship this summer at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.

Criteria for the internship stipend include consistently high academic achievement, financial need and a strong commitment to a career in hospitality management. The Gold & Silver Plate Awards program, sponsored by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, helps develop industry programs and projects that emphasize the need for improved education and training in the next generation of foodservice industry leaders.