Culinary Arts Students Shine at 2017 FCCLA State Leadership Conference and Competition

Culinary Arts students from E. C. Glass and Heritage high schools participated in the FCCLA State Leadership and Recognition Conference in Virginia Beach. Collectively they earned $98,000 in scholarships, two gold medals, seven silver medals, and four bronze medals. The overall award winners are:

E. C. Glass Culinary Arts Program

Knife Skills and Chicken Fabrication
Tyler Williams - 1st place - Gold medal
$8000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $1600 from Sullivan University

Food Innovations
Rashaud Anderson & Devonte Dammones - 2nd place - Silver medals
$6000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $10,000 from Sullivan University (each)
Qualified to compete at the National FCCLA Conference in Nashville, TN

Laura Adam & Joi Russell - 3rd place - Bronze medals
$4000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $6000 from Sullivan University (each)

Professional Portfolio and Exhibit - Decorated Cake
Leah Cooley - 2nd place - Silver medal
$6000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $10,000 from Sullivan University

Zaire Shelton - 3rd place - Silver medal
$4000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $6000 from Sullivan University

Professional Portfolio and Exhibit - Patisserie
Helena Ware - 3rd place - Silver medal 
$4000 from Culinary Institute of Virginia and $6000 from Sullivan University

Professional Portfolio and Exhibit - Showpiece
Martiqua Lovelace - 4th place - Silver medal

Heritage High School Culinary Arts Program

Career Investigation
Machaya McMillan - 3rd place - Gold medal

Professional Portfolio and Exhibit - Decorated Cake
Armani Jones - 4th place - Bronze medal

Job Interview
Meagan Zimmerman - Bronze medal

Note: Medals were awarded based on points earned. Places were awarded to top point earners.

Culinary Arts students holding awards

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