Gourmet Housewares Scholarship RecipientsMonday, May 6, 2013
HIC Harold Import Co. would like to officially congratulate the 2013 Scholarship Recipients of the Chicago area C-CAP program! The Gourmet Housewares Scholarship Foundation raised a record breaking $25,000 at this year's Gourmet Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction at the International Home + Housewares Show, which helped provide scholarships for C-CAP students. This year C-CAP was able to award high school seniors scholarships with the help of the money that was raised this year through The Gourmet Housewares Scholarship Foundation. To read the full article click here.
HIC, Harold Import Co. has been a supporter of C-CAP since 1990. In 2009 HIC, Harold Import Co. established The Gourmet Housewares Scholarship fund, to help create scholarships for underserved high school students interested in pursuing culinary careers.
Below is the list of students who were able to receive scholarships this year and past years, thanks to the monies raised though The Gourmet Housewares Scholarship Foundation:
|Year||Name||High School Attended||College Attended||Where they are working now|
|2013||Sara Aragon||North-Grand||Washburne Culinary Institute|
|2013||Leonard Gutierriez, Jr.||Washington||New England Culinary Institute|
|2013||Daneka Kelly||Harper||Joliet Junior College|
|2013||Wendy Martinez||Prosser||Le Cordon Bleu|
|2013||Uzziel Orozco||Gallery 37||Joliet Junior College||Ada Street|
|2013||Alma Villa||Richards||Washburne Culinary Institute|
|2012||Joshua Bethea||Simeon||University of Missouri|
|2012||Elaine Martinez||Curie||Washburne Culinary Institute|
|2012||Dominique Pulliam||Simeon||Northern Illinois University|
|2012||Angelica Ramirez||Prosser||The Culinary Institue of America (NY)||Saigon Sisters|
|2012||Lovell Walker||Simeon||The Art Institute of Las Vegas|
|2012||Passiyon Wyatt||Dunbar||The Art Institute of Atlanta|
|2011||Zarai Arroyo||Prosser||Lexington College||Ed Debivics|
|2011||Cinthya Hernandez||North-Grand||Lexington College|
|2011||James Molter||Prosser||The Culinary Institue of America (NY)||Hot Chocolate|
|2010||Candace Banks||Tilden||Joliet Junior College|
|2010||Kenneth Griffin||Dunbar||Washburne Culinary Institute||CPS|
|2010||Ebony Roberts-Cook||CVCA||Illinois Institute of Art/Western Illinois University|
|2009||Ashanti Bowens||Simeon||Howard University|
|2009||Lottie Jones||Manley||New England Culinary Institute||Private Catering|
|HIC's President Robert Laub speaking to the 2013 C-CAP Scholarship Nominees|
Guests gathered at the Gourmet Housewares Cocktail Hour event and Charity Auction in Chicago on Sunday March 3, 2013, under dimmed lights and a lively atmosphere, to enjoy dishes prepared by C-CAP students from 9 Chicago high schools, and listed to the music of Grammy nominated, blues artist John Primer.
To see more pictures of the 2013 Gourmet Housewares Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction click here.
C-CAP works with public schools across the country to prepare underserved high school student for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry.
If you would like to participate in supporting Chicago area C-CAP students, please join us in March 2014 for the Gourmet Housewares Cocktail Hour event and Charity Auction in Chicago - where C-CAP students share their culinary talents via a cocktail hour abundant with their mouthwatering dishes, and live musical entertainment. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to receive more information as the event approaches.
You can also make a donation online, through their website, www.ccapinc.org.