Cooking Up College Scholarships | Schools
Paul Smith’s College held its annual Cooking for Scholarships competition on Saturday, March 3, 2012. Participants had an opportunity to demonstrate their acquired cooking skills and compete for scholarship funds, culinary tools and cookbooks.
Alice Ireland, a student enrolled in Erie 1 BOCES Culinary program at the Potter Career & Technical Center in West Seneca, placed second and was awarded with a $4,000 scholarship. Kayla Stephenson, also a student enrolled in Erie 1 BOCES Culinary program at Potter, placed sixth and was awarded with a $250 scholarship and professional cutlery set. Both students study under the instruction of Mr. Joseph Borgisi.
As part of the public education model, Erie 1 BOCES offers more than 25 career and technical programs to high school students in Erie County. High school students interested in learning more about how they can participate in various programs such as culinary, computer networking and certified personal trainer during their normal school day should visit http://www.e1b.org/cte or speak with their high school counselor.