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