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Feb. 23, 2018

 

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Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

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darayment@mccneb.edu

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Winners from the MCC culinary competition announced

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Nearly 100 high school students competed in the 13th annual ICA High School Culinary Invitational at MCC’s Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway. Teams competed by preparing three-course meals and presenting them to judges from the industry.

 

Students represented the following schools: Beatrice High School, Bellevue East High School, Blair High School, Burke High School, Central High School, Fremont High School, Kearney High School, Lewis Central High School, Louisville High School, Milford High School, Omaha Career Center, Papillion-La Vista High School, Ralston High School, Roncalli Catholic High School and The Career Academy.

 

Best Starter

Fremont High School, Team Steak 5

 

Best Entrée

Papillion-La Vista High School, Team Forte’

 

Best Dessert

The Career Academy, Team Spice Girls

 

Best Beef

The Career Academy, Team Guac and Roll

 

!st Place Culinary

The Career Academy, Team Guac and Roll

 

2nd Place Culinary

The Career Academy, Team Spice Girls

 

Gold Medals

The Career Academy, Team Guac and Roll and The Career Academy, Team Spice Girls.

 

Silver Medals

Papillion-La Vista, Team Forte’; Papillion-La Vista High School, Team Nacho Business; The Career Academy, Team Iron Chefs; The Career Academy, Team Los Quarto Mosqueteros; Bellevue East High School, Team Cheddar; Ralston High School, Team The Magic School Bus; Ralston High School, Team The Flappers; Bellevue East High School, Team Fab Five; Omaha Career Center, Team Cajun Blades; Blair High School, Team Blair Bears; Burke High School, Team Mut Caliente; Burke High School, Team Po’ Boys; Burke High School, Team Motherland.

 

Bronze Medals

Beatrice High School, Team Lady O; Bellevue East High School, Team Beauty and the Beats; Bellevue East High School, Team Ice on my Neck; Burke High School, Team Clout Crew; Central High School, Team The IncrEDIBLES; Fremont High School, Team Steak 5; Milford High School, Team Legacy and the Misfits. 

 

Scholarships, gift certificates, medals and a trophy were presented at an awards ceremony following the competition. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.

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