Alyssa Erb attends Johnson & Wales University’s Hotel and Lodging Management program. She has completed two trimesters, maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. Alyssa’s Grandfather was in the hotel business, and she grew up inspired by his fascinating stories. Alyssa says, “Being surrounded by people at leisure creates an atmosphere of contentment.” A quote that both Alyssa, and her Grandfather live by—“choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Alyssa enjoys the opportunities to provide guests with pleasurable experiences. She has always been intrigued by the hotel business and wants to turn her love of resorts and traveling into a career. Johnson & Wales’s program provides many opportunities for her to intern and to study abroad within her major.
Alyssa’s essay ended with, “I trust that I am viewed as a worthy candidate for this prestigious award.” The MTEF Board certainly agrees that Alyssa should receive this scholarship as she strives to attain diverse work experiences that will pave the way for her success in the hospitality and tourism industry. Congratulations, Alyssa!