CGHS culinary arts teams shine at regional competition; five advance to state

SkillsUSA February 2023

Left: Izzy Felke, Devin McCormic, Chef Susanne Grier, and Grayson Roberts
Right: Haidyn Brooks, Jesus Tello-Perez, Manuel Lopez, and Brennan Stockbridge

(February 5, 2023) - Seven Center Grove High students competed in the SKILLS USA Region 3 competitions at Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center on February 3 and 4.

Izzy Felke, Devin McCormic, and Grayson Roberts competed in the Baking and Pastry Arts competition on Friday against 20 other bakers. They earned three of the top five spots to qualify for state. Haidyn Brooks, Manuel Lopez, Jesus Tello-Perez, and Brennan Stockbridge competed Saturday against 22 other students in the Culinary Arts competition. Jesus and Haidyn placed in the top 6 to qualify for state.

The SKILLSUSA State Competition will be April 14 and 15 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. All Baking and Pastry and Culinary Arts competitions will be held at Ivy Tech Community College Culinary and Conference Center. This is just the second year CGHS has competed in Region 3 for SKILLSUSA, which includes many career centers in Central Indiana.