Feb 13, 2012 10:30 AM by AP
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - Laurel High School students have won Mississippi's top high school culinary honor. Students at Carl Keen Vocational Center in Clarksdale were named tops in restaurant management.
The Laurel Leader-Call reports that four students from Laurel High's culinary arts department won the Third Annual Mississippi ProStart Invitational's culinary competition.
Culinary arts instructor Roderick Hollins says they had to make a three-course meal in 60 minutes.
The Laurel and Carl Keen teams will each compete with 48 others from around the country April 28-30 at the National ProStart Invitational in Baltimore.
Louisiana's contest will be Feb. 28-29 in The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.