Aspen Misc.: Aspen ProStart team wins second at state comp. |

Aspen Misc.: Aspen ProStart team wins second at state comp.

From left, Chris Lanter, Jes Stuart, Jackson Landis, Gio Velasquez, Linzhi Douglass, Matilda Nickell and Morgan Henschke.

Aspen High School’s ProStart team was awarded second place at the Colorado ProStart Invitational state championships last month, earning the team scholarship money for continuing culinary education. Morgan Henschke teaches the program at the high school, and Cache Cache chef/owner Chris Lanter is the program’s mentor. The students on the culinary team are Jes Stuart, Jackson Landis, Gio Velasquez, Linzhi Douglass and Matilda Nickell.

The scholarship winnings include:

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts: $3,000 (one-time award)

Johnson & Wales University: $750 (renewable)

New England Culinary Institute: $12,000 (over three years)

Le Cordon Bleu: $3,000 (one-time award)

Louisiana Culinary Institute: $2,000 (one-time award)

Sullivan University: $4,000 (one-time award)

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