ProStart Wins Big at “Throwdown”

On Friday, December 4th, three Franklin High School ProStart teams competed at the second annual Fox Valley Technical College ProStart “Throwdown” competition. Mentored by ProStart teacher Gail Champion and by Chef Rick Jensen of Ricardo’s, the students worked in pairs creating a fine dining meal consisting of a chicken entree’, a starch and a vegetable.  After a number of practice sessions in class and after school, the day had come to compete!  The students were a little nervous when the competition got underway, but they  got better and better as the contest continued.  Two of the three teams took a bronze medal and one team earned a gold medal!  The Franklin High School ProStart team won the overall 2nd place trophy.

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