Food industry offers students many career choices
Three years ago, at the request of independent living and parenting and child development instructor Deb McKay, the Grafton School District added a culinary arts class to its high school curriculum. The class – offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors who have already completed the food and nutrition class – is very popular with the student body.
Food and the food industry are a big part of everyday lives of Americans. That was McKay’s reasoning for offering the class to her students. She had almost as many males in her class this year as she did females. (more…)