The Club Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Joe Perdue Scholarships:
- Zoe LaClair, Cornell University
- Matthew Rodgers, Johnson & Wales, Charlotte
- Patrick Reilly, Niagara University
- Amanda Tidwell, Niagara University
- Rachel Zilka, Niagara University
The Club Foundation established the Joe Perdue Scholarship in honor of Joe Perdue, CCM, CHE, a long-time educator and pillar of the club-management industry. The scholarship provides tuition support to students who are pursuing careers in club management. Since its inception, The Club Foundation has awarded 177 student scholarships totaling more than $320,000. Any individual who is actively seeking a managerial career in the club industry and is currently attending an accredited, four-year college or university undergraduate program may apply to The Club Foundation for scholarship aid.
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by the Club Managers Association of American (CMAA) in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants.
“The Club Foundation commends these individuals on the pathway to excellence on which they have embarked,” says Seth Gregg, COO, The Club Foundation. “The Club Foundation provides these scholarships through the continued generosity and support of CMAA’s members, chapters and Corporate Alliance Program partners who provide the resources necessary to maintain these scholarships.”
For more information, visit www.clubfoundation.org.