Teams of young chefs from area high schools competed in the 2012 COUNTRY Financial® Cooking Challenge at the World Food Festival this past weekend. And culinary art students from Central Campus were top competitors.
The Central Campus JROTC Red Bull Raider Team competed in the 5th Annual Golden Valley JROTC Raider Challenge in Clinton, MO, and earned the All Around Championship by taking first place in the 10 Kilometer Road March, the Raider Challenge Skills Course, the Triathlon and the Obstacle Course.
One hundred and ninety students who take Advanced Placement classes at Des Moines Public Schools have earned AP honors from the College Board, it was announced today, an increase of nearly 50% in the number of awards compared to last year. And among the honorees are a record number of 29 students who have been recognized as AP National Scholars.