PESH culinary team brings home the gold

by | Feb 23, 2017 | Education

Plano East Culinary students walked away from the regional SkillsUSA competiton, Saturday Feb. 11 with nine gold medals and four silver medals. The white chef jackets are for students competing specifically in culinary competitions. The red jackets are the official SkillsUSA jackets that are worn for the leadership events. Left to Right: Felipe Salas, Haneef Course(red jacket) Jimmy Feliciano, Sydney Sam, Danyal Syed, Israa Ali, Meg Blasingame, Matthew Maldanado, Grace Yoon

 

By Brooke Hoffard

[email protected]

 

Plano East Culinary students competed in the Regional SkillsUSA competition Saturday, Feb. 11. Students from 28 schools across Texas traveled to Waco to compete in seven different event categories.

The events included Culinary Arts – Individual, Customer Service, Restaurant Service, Job Skill Demonstration, Job Skill Demonstration Open, Commercial Baking and Entrepreneurship.

For the full story see the Feb. 23 issue and the e-Edition at https://www.etypeservices.com/Murphy%20MonitorID247/default.aspx

0 Comments

Related News

Council approves new hazard mitigation plan

Council approves new hazard mitigation plan

Murphy City Council approved the hazard mitigation plan and held a public hearing during the Tuesday, July 19 regular meeting. The public hearing was for a zoning change for a 2-acre planned development near Bunny Run and South Maxwell Creek Road. The concept plan for...

read more
WISD discusses budget

WISD discusses budget

Dozens of students were recognizing students for their accomplishments, which took up a majority of the Monday, April 24 meeting. The Skills USA team at Wylie East High School, Wylie High School and McMillian Junior High were singled out for hard work at the meeting....

read more
Top WHS students announced

Top WHS students announced

The top ranked graduates at Wylie High School said hard work and a little bit of luck helped them earn the number one and two spots.Wylie High School rankings place Alina Nguyen as valedictorian and Reiki Hingorani as salutatorian of the class of 2022. Alina posted a...

read more
WISD approves plan for virtual learning

WISD approves plan for virtual learning

Wylie ISD parents wishing to have their children receive instruction online may apply for a spot in the district’s newly formed Virtual Learning Academy.  The Wylie ISD board approved a temporary virtual learning option Aug. 31 during a special meeting. VLA is...

read more
Teachers excited to have children back in classrooms

Teachers excited to have children back in classrooms

Whitt Elementary School fourth-grade math teacher Mad­ison Shattuck missed the con­ventional rhythms of classroom instruction last year. “Excited is mainly what I am,” she said about the return to normal classroom teaching this year, when teachers will have classes in...

read more
Four teachers take different paths to classroom

Four teachers take different paths to classroom

Tim Shelby left his work in retail – a national grocery chain and two pharmacy stores – to enter the teaching ranks. But while new teachers in Wylie ISD fall normally in the Millennial and Generation Z demographic, Shelby, at 63, is easily a generation removed. For...

read more
Free meals provided for students this year

Free meals provided for students this year

There’s still no such thing as a free lunch, even if students don’t have to pony up any money at the cafeteria this year. The United States Department of Agriculture has issued extended waivers that will allow schools to offer free meals – breakfast and lunch – to all...

read more