Thursday, February 5, 2015

Hot employee chili cookoff raises $250

A huge thank you to everyone who came to the Feb. 5 chili cookoff.

Thanks to Development and Alumni Relations for supplying side dishes and toppings and to the Volunteer Committee for bringing desserts. Barnes & Noble and Chartwells also graciously donated prizes.

Special thanks to the gourmet chili-makers: Laurie Haase, Terri Lieder, Roger Peckover,  Matt Lunde, Andrea Pengra, Sarah Nicklay, Michael Ratajczyk, Mariann Miller, Tracy Lehnertz, Scott Sorvaag and Jason Spartz.

Thanks also to this year’s judges, Dr. Janet Heukeshoven, Andrea Gates, and Dr. Jimmy Bickerstaff.

The winning chilis were: first place, Roger Peckover; second place, Scott Sorvaag; and third place, Sarah Nicklay.

A total of $250.50 was raised and will benefit Christ the Teacher Institute for Education in Nairobi.