Richard Holsendorff, a Senior from Calloway County High School and student at Murray/Calloway County Area Technology Center wins first place at the Kentucky State SkillsUSA contest for Commercial Baking. The win earned Richard several thousand dollars in scholarships and prizes, as well as an opportunity to compete against the winners of each state in commercial baking at the National SkillsUSA contest and conference this summer in Kansas City, MO.
Richard was also the first place cake decorating at the Kentucky State SkillsUSA contest in 2011. Since cake decorating is a state only contest, Richard was not eligible to compete at the national level.
Richard says that all of his hard work and skills were honed by his instructor, Ms. Kathleen Holman.