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Boyceville Stout grad receives $1,000 scholarship

MENOMONIE — Andy Veith, a December 2014 UW-Stout graduate from Boyceville, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the Club Managers Association of America Upper Midwest chapter recognition dinner December 9 in Minneapolis.

Veith earned his degree in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.

Three other students also received scholarships: Elisabeth “Lisa” Lofrano, of Delano, Minn.; business administration; hotel, restaurant and tourism management (double major); Suzan Schneider, of Racine; golf enterprise management; hotel, restaurant and tourism management (double major); and Chelsie Hetke, of Chetek; hotel, restaurant and tourism management.

The students are members of the UW-Stout CMAA chapter. Lofrano is the president.

The merit-based scholarship is for individuals interested in pursuing careers in the private club industry. The student applicant must have completed his or her freshman year at a four-year college or university; maintained a grade-point average of at least 2.75; and be an active member of the national and student chapter of CMAA.

Applicants also must write a 500-word essay and be endorsed by a club manager or professor.

Associate Professor Phil McGuirk was the students’ adviser and accompanied them to the CMAA event.