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SCC Culinary instructor receives national award

Maybell Galusha is a culinary instructor at SCC.

Maybell Galusha, Culinary/Hospitality program instructor at Southeast Community College, will receive the runner-up award for the Secondary Educator of the Year Award.

“I am very honored to receive this award,” she said. “This is the first national-level recognition that I have been awarded, it is so exciting.”

Galusha was nominated for the award by fellow colleagues and former students of the Culinary/Hospitality program at SCC. She receives a complimentary registration to the CAFÉ 14th Annual Leadership Conference June 14-16, in Milwaukee, along with a master class in chocolate and a $500 award.

“I am proud of the accomplishments of the students when they compete in culinary competitions,” she said. “We have been fortunate to have students and teams take top places and go on to compete on a national level. The confidence and skills they demonstrate are so rewarding for an instructor. I also am proud to see students advance to SCC after graduation and complete their culinary/baking degree.”

Galusha has taught for 30 years in the Omaha Public Schools, Millard Public Schools, Lincoln Public Schools and SCC.


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