Curtis White’s fourth hour is the champion of the Mac and Cheese competition. The announcement was made on Tuesday by STUCO. Jennifer Hunter and Monique Goodeyon’s classes took second and third place respectively.
White’s winning class brought in an average of 11.25 boxes per student and will receive a lunch courtesy of Student Council. Although Hunter’s and Goodeyon’s classes won’t be getting a lunch, Student Council will be providing them with a gift for bringing in 10.3 boxes and 9.8 boxers per student.
“The can drive is a great cause and East always brings in a lot, but it was this years students that put us over the top” Curtis White said. He also spoke of how dedicated his students are, saying that they “passed a hat around to collect cash, and one student went out and bought most of the boxes of”
This week, fifth hour classes are competing to bring in the most canned goods. The donations will be sent to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau, in order to provide “warmth and sustenance to low income Johnson County, Kansas families during the cold winter holiday season,” according to the mission statement on their website. This organization helps over 10,000 needy families each holiday season by providing them with the foods they need.