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MILES OFFERING TWO “STS MARKETING COLLEGE” 
SCHOLARSHIPS TO KENTUCKY TOURISM PROFESSIONALS!

Miles Partnership – publisher of the Kentucky Official Visitor’s Guide, Kentucky Unbridled Spirit eNewsletter and advertising/sponsored content on KYTourism.com – will once again provide two full scholarships to the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College to two tourism marketing professionals working in Kentucky. 

STS Marketing College is a three-year educational program for members of the tourism industry in the Southeast United States. From May 14-19, 2017, courses on the campus of North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega, GA, expose attendees to a broad-based curriculum designed to teach marketing techniques from all facets of the tourism industry. Marketing College professors are working, experienced professionals from across the country who bring expertise and real-world experience to the classroom. From the time students arrive Sunday evening until they depart Friday they enjoy classes, lectures, discussion groups and one-of-a-kind networking opportunities in an academic environment conducive to learning. 

The STS scholarships sponsored by Miles cover tuition, accommodations and most meals for the 2017 session. Scholarships are granted based on criteria encompassing professional aptitude and future career goals in the tourism industry. The deadline for applications is March 10, 2017. For more information contact Steven.Keith@MilesPartnership.com or Eric.Lukehart@MilesPartnership.com. For more information visit STS Marketing College

Miles scholarship application   



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