June 16, 2016 – Lafrance Hospitality Company recently awarded the 2016 Roland ‘Aime’ Lafrance Scholarship to Alexa Isabel of White’s of Westport and Kevin Newell of Hampton Inn Fall River-Westport. The scholarships were awarded at the annual Fall River Scholarship Foundation presentation ceremony, as the Scholarship Foundation selects the awardees, on behalf of the company. Prior to the presentations, the recipients and their families were invited to a scholarship dinner, at the Galley Grille at White’s of Westport.
The Roland ‘Aime’ Lafrance Scholarship was established in 1984 to assist employees of Lafrance Hospitality Company and their children to further their education. Recipients are selected by the Fall River Scholarship Foundation on the basis of academic performance and future potential, as well as school and community participation, work experience, career, and educational aspirations.
“We are delighted to award these scholarships to two outstanding and special young people, “said Richard Lafrance, President and CEO of Lafrance Hospitality Company. “They have the motivation and drive to succeed. We are glad that they are a part of our extended Lafrance Hospitality Family.”