WCR today announced beneficiaries of its 2011 Scholarship and Internship Program.

Through the program, professional and student members of WCR not only receive opportunities to travel abroad to such countries as China, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland, they also gain professional skills and inspiration from local industry leaders who generously donate their time and resources to advance the professional development of women in culinary, hospitality and related fields.

WCR will introduce next year’s Scholarship and Internship Program at its 2011 national conference, Nov. 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass.

Listed below are the following recipients of 2011 Scholarships and Internships:

“Capital’izing Internship at Hank’s Oyster Bars 
Theary So, San Jose, Calif.

Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School, Palermo, Italy 
Linda Sarris, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Barbara Tropp Memorial Internship, Beijing
Jannequin Bennett, Richmond, Va.

Bread Baking Internship at Amy’s Bread, New York
Lila Colello, Upper Darby, Pa.

Catherine Brandel Fellowship
Dana Cox, Chicago

Center Yourself with an Internship at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
Joy Marr, Lookout, W.V.

Cooking in France with Dorothee Alexander
Celeste Regina Scarlett, Maumee, Ohio

Internship with Bon Appétit Management Company in Silicon Valley
Annie Johnston, Bend, Ore.

Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts Scholarship
Kelsey Oliver, Swannanoa, N.C.

Learn to Grow Vegetables without Chemicals in Ireland 
Claire Dunlap, Auburn, Calif.

Lonestar Luxury Bed & Breakfast Internship in Scotland
Lebby Campbell, New York

New Orleans Internship with Susan Spicer, Bayona
Bonnie Lynn Mankoff, Las Vegas, Nev.

Organic Internship with Nora Pouillon, Restaurant Nora, Washington, D.C.
Amy Copperman, Arlington, Mass.; Annmarie Matt Chelius, Ocean City, N.J.; Hillary Bergh, Mountain View, Calif.; Janet Lathrop, Holly Hill, Fla.; Veronica Butler, Chicago

Pastry Internship at Orson & Citizen Cake, San Francisco
Gina Conedera, Oakland, Calif.

The Culinary Institute of America ProChef Certification Program 
Keisha Happy, Pembroke, Fla.

The Culinary Institute of America Mastering Wine
Stella Bernard, Naples, Fla.

The French Culinary Institute Pastry Arts Career Evening Program 
Samantha Earl, New York

The French Culinary Institute Culinary Arts Career Evening Program 
Juanita Bognanni, Saint Paul, Minn.

The Institute of Culinary Management Diploma Program
Christina Ha, New York

The Kennebunk Inn Bed & Breakfast Internship
Wendy Roskin, Los Angeles

Tutti a Tavola Culinary Program in Tuscany
Amee Hoge, Mesa, Ariz.