Haley Newman and Eddie Lopez placed 3rd in the hot foods category.
Five students from Lee competed Friday, October 24. Haley Newman and Eddie Lopez earned the Bronze Medal for Hot Foods. Jesse Ortiz took home the Silver Medal for Showpiece Cakes. Melissa Valdez earned Bronze for her cake. This is Lee High School’s first time competing at St. Philip’s Culinary Invitational. “They all worked really hard,” said Chef Debbie Rohan, teacher at Lee High School. “They worked long hours on this project, and I’m so proud of what they’ve accomplished.”
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Melissa Valdez earned a bronze medal for her cake.