Chef Paul Short Culinary Arts Scholarship

Dr. Thomas C. Padron ’92, ’94 Madison College (MATC) alumnus established this scholarship in honor of Chef Paul Short, Program Chair of the Culinary Arts Program. “Paul was integral in my accomplishments as a student and as a culinary and hospitality professional. He was a caring and compassionate mentor, who instilled in me the qualities of determination and persistence. I honor his commitment by carrying on his legacy as a passionate educator.” This scholarship assists a first ­generation college student in the Culinary Arts Program. Dr. Padron wishes to recognize the recipient for his/her commitment to culinary professionalism and a passion for leading and advancing the culinary arts profession.