Moraine Park Culinary Arts students receive WRA EF scholarships

by admin8. November 2009 19:00

Four Culinary Arts program students from Moraine Park Technical College were among the winners of the 2009-10 scholarships presented by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation (WRA EF).


The winners were honored during a Celebration of Excellence dinner at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake on Oct. 18. They are Brian Black of Princeton and Jessica Samphere of Fond du Lac, Bernard and Maureen Schreiner scholarships; Emily Schoofs of West Bend, Aderis DeRosa scholarship; and Tiana Wieck of Sheboygan, Herbert and Nada Mahler Scholarship.


“The Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation's vision is to advance professionalism through education, scholarships and community involvement to ensure the future success of the food service industry,” said Linda Wilke, Moraine Park economic and workforce development instructor and member of the WRA EF board and scholarship committee. “The WRA EF and the Wisconsin Technical College System have a long-term partnership with this goal in mind. The scholarship winners are the future leaders of the industry.”


The WRA EF awards scholarships based on future plans in the foodservice and hospitality industry, academic records, essays and recommendations from employers and instructors. Scholarships are made possible by generous contributions of individuals in the foodservice industry.


To learn more about Moraine Park’s Culinary Arts program, go to and click on Academics.