LPS students turn up the heat at 2022 Culinary Competition

On Wednesday, students from across the district came together at The Career Academy to showcase their culinary knowledge and skills for the 17th annual Culinary Competition.

The categories students competed under include: dessert plating, decorated cookie, knife skills, sauces, salads, quiz bowl, posters, and the team entree competition. All seven LPS high schools were represented, along with Bryan Community Focus Program.

Local businesses and colleges also attended the day's events for a college and career fair, where students had the opportunity to learn more about furthering their education or beginning their careers in culinary arts and food service.

Below are the results from the day's competition. 


Culinary I Events

Knife Skills

1st place: Addy Walker - Lincoln Northwest

2nd place: Madison Chase - Lincoln Northeast

3rd place: Henry Graham - Bryan Community Focus Program

4th place: Hajar Musawi - Lincoln Northwest

5th place: Disire James Carter - Lincoln Northwest


Quiz Bowl

1st place: Lincoln Southeast

2nd place: Lincoln Northwest


Nutrition Poster 

1st place: Jaeden Webb - Lincoln Northeast

2nd place: Abbey Zanker - Lincoln Northeast

3rd place: Nans Silk - Lincoln Northeast


Culinary II Events

Quiz Bowl

1st place: Lincoln High

2nd place: Lincoln Southeast        


Safety & Sanitation Poster 

1st place: Mackenna Tegler - Lincoln Southeast

2nd place: Jacey Ryan - Lincoln Northeast

3rd place: Londyn Kruse, Grace Troyer, Lindsay Schinker, Benen Al Broufradi - Lincoln Southwest



1st place: Vaughn Bausch - Lincoln Southeast

2nd place: Ghada Qasim - Lincoln High

3rd place: Campbell Colburn - Lincoln Southeast



1st place: Kaitlyn Rutledge - Lincoln Southeast

2nd place: Reece Miller - Lincoln Southeast

3rd place: Joey Hayes - Lincoln Southeast


Decorated Cookie  

1st place: Kai Tha Shi - Lincoln High

2nd place: Maleyea Sutton - Lincoln Southeast

3rd place: Brooklyn Wheeler - Lincoln North Star  


Culinary III Events

Dessert Plating  

1st place: Hailey Green - Lincoln Southeast

2nd place: Amber Lundquist - Lincoln Northeast

3rd place: Jailan Kortan - Lincoln Northeast


Team Entree  - High School Division

1st  place: LSE Team #1

2nd place: Lincoln North Star

3rd place: Lincoln Southwest


School Spirit Award: Lincoln High School  

For showcasing school spirit, attentiveness and participation in demonstrating excellent sportsmanship during the Culinary Competition!


Published: December 7, 2022, Updated: December 7, 2022