Post Classifieds
DC Public Library Ad 2

Metro Brief: Roosevelt student wins NAACP scholarshop for culinary skills

On August 17, 2011

Roosevelt High School senior Dominique Mitchell won the silver medal in the Entrepreneurship/Culinary Arts section of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ACT-SO Awards and a $5,000 scholarship to any Art Institutes school nationwide.

This was the second year that Roosevelt High school students participated in the ACT-SO Culinary Arts/Entrepreneurship category. The dedicated students from Roosevelt spearheaded this mentoring partnership with Sodexo and Hyatt Hotels over the past two years. The Entrepreneurship/Culinary competition is now deemed an official category for all future ACT-SO events.

Mitchell won with an Indian-inspired menu featuring curried duck with cucumber salad and roti. Rice pudding with raisins and almonds was served for dessert.

Get Top Stories Delivered Weekly

More districtchronicles News Articles

Recent districtchronicles News Articles

Discuss This Article




Log In

or Create an account

Employers & Housing Providers

Employers can list job opportunities for students

Post a Job

Housing Providers can list available housing

Post Housing

Log In

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

Please Select Your College/University:

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format