GRCC in the News: 11/20/09

Fruitport culinary team will no longer compete
Fri, Nov 20, 2009 | BY MARIE HAVENGA | Grand Haven Tribune

FRUITPORT – The Fruitport High School culinary team, which typically boiled over the competition in state and national events, has been reduced to a simmer – and will no longer compete.  […] Four former students are in culinary schools this year with scholarships — two at Grand Rapids Community College, one at Baker College and the fourth at New England Culinary Institute in Vermont.  (More)

Culinary Institute of Canada duo hit the ground running at international competition
Holland College Blog (Canada) | November 20, 2009

Preparing for international competition can be gruelling. Ask Adam Loo. As a member of the 2008 Culinary Youth Team Canada and winner of the title of Golden Junior Chef of the Year last spring at the International Gastronomy Festival, he can tell you. […] Adam, who hails from Springfield, P.E.I., and Revanna, who is from Winnipeg, represented Canada in The Nations Cup, a biannual invitational event hosted by Grand Rapids Community College that brings together young chefs from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Barbados, Puerto Rico and Scotland.   (More)

East Grand Rapids officer involved in Taser incident with Matthew Bolick: ‘We’re certainly sorry it turned out the way it turned out’
By Barton Deiters | The Grand Rapids Press | November 20, 2009, 1:14AM

GRAND RAPIDS — To collegues and community members, East Grand Rapids Public Safety Sgt. Brian Davis and Officer Gary Parker were well-trained and showed the utmost level of character and integrity on and off the job. […] A 1990 East Grand Rapids High School graduate, he attended Grand Rapids Community College and the police academy, Davis was hired by the department in September 1994.  (More)

Shaquille Marshall takes in a practice
By Kyle Warber | | November 19, 2009, 1:34PM

Shaquille Marshall was recently at a CMU game and practice.  […] “I’m at Grand Rapids Community College now but my hopes are to continue my career elsewhere. CMU is still very high on my list. Actually, I went to the game against Toledo and practice that Saturday. CMU is a place that I can see myself playing at next year.”  (More)

Fatoosh to open next week
Grand Haven Tribune | Thu, Nov 19, 2009 | BY KYLE MORONEY

A new restaurant will open in Grand Haven next week, bringing Mediterranean fatoosh into the area. Fatoosh, 305 N. Beacon Blvd., is expected to open Monday, owners and brothers Ahmed Ghannam and Nabeel Gneym said. […] While living near family members in Grand Rapids, he attended Grand Rapids Community College; and later operated a cell phone business with Gneym, also from Jordan.   (More)

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