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Former Top Media Executive and US Diplomat Takes Gold Medal in the State of Georgia Culinary Championship
Dawn L. McCall Competes In The National Competition This June
Martin, Georgia —Dawn L. McCall, a hometown girl who later became the President of Discovery Networks International and then a high ranking official in the U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC has been crowned the Gold Medalist in The Skills USA Culinary Arts Championship for the state of Georgia. The national competition will take place this summer. McCall was born in Toccoa, GA and raised in Marietta, GA.
The Skills USA Culinary Arts Championship is a career competition event showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. She will head to nationals in June 2021. Contestants work from a market basket format and create their own menus based on fundamental cooking techniques.
The Culinary Arts competition encompasses both hot and cold food preparation and presentation. Contestants demonstrate their knowledge and skills through the production of a four-course menu in a full-day competition. The contestants are evaluated on organization, knife skills, cooking techniques, creative presentation, sanitation and food safety techniques, and above all, the quality and flavor of the prepared items.
Dawn enrolled in January 2020 at the Georgia Technical College in theCulinary Arts program and will receive the Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science Degree in August 2021. McCall received a BA in Journalism from the University of Georgia.