Culinary Arts Instructor Named Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to the Compact's Culinary Arts instructor Chef Joe Schmeltzer (pictured with class and Marketing teacher Dwain Kibler) who was recently chosen as the Copley High School Teacher of the Year! Joe has helped many aspiring chefs and future restaurant managers get their start in the field. this tear he and his classes started a plan to rebrand the student run restaurant at Copley HS with the new name Bistro 81 (their room number) at Ridgewood. The restaurant now has new furniture, decorations and will be set for a grand reopening this fall.