Niagara College Students Helen Tabitha Lindsay and Alexis Currell-Therrien Receive DiRōNA Scholarships

The Distinguished Restaurant of North America (DiRōNA) Award, one of the most prestigious awards for fine dining is proud to announce that Niagara College Students, Helen Tabitha Lindsay and Alexis Currell-Therrien are receiving the 2017 DiRōNA Scholarships. 

“DiRōNA is excited that two of our seven 2017 DiRoNA Scholarships are being awarded to students from Niagara College” said Scott Breard, DiRōNA Executive Director. “Niagara College is providing an exceptional education for students seeking careers in the restaurant industry. The campus is conveniently situated in the heart of the Niagara wine region making it a premier location.”

“At Niagara College, our vision is to enrich lives and fulfill dreams of our students, and we thank DiRōNA for their generous scholarships that will help make that happen for two of our students,” said Niagara College President Dan Patterson.  “Through its support for student learning, we applaud DiRōNA for its investment in the future of the industry.”


Pictured above from left to right:

Craig Youdale (Dean, NC Canadian Food and Wine Institute), Helen Tabitha Lindsay (NC student), wine pioneer Don Ziraldo, John Arena (Founder, DiRoNA), Scott Breard (Executive Director,DiRōNA), Kelly Breard (Executive Director,DiRōNA), Alexis Currell-Therrien (NC student) , Justin Williams (Associate Dean, NC School of Business and Management), Dan Patterson (NC President).