GCHS culinary arts program receives honor

The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the Sullivan University’s High School Programs of Distinction (formerly the Elite 50 program) from Sullivan University, Louisville, Ky.  The award is an exclusive group of high schools from across the country.


This is the sixth year in a row that the program at Garden City High School has received this prestigious award.


The Sullivan University’s High School Programs of Distinction is comprised of high schools that excel in the areas of culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and/or hospitality management.  Some are state and national competition winners from ProStart, SkillsUSA and Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).  These schools have established strong hospitality enrollment and influence in their community.


Elisabeth Maldonado is the Culinary Arts instructor at Garden City High School.