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Penn College Students’ Cakes Place in Top 3 at Atlantic Bakery Expo

Two Pennsylvania College of Technology students finished in the Top Three in their category during the 2018 Cake Extravaganza at the Atlantic Bakery Expo in Atlantic City.

Jacqueline R. Dull, a baking and pastry arts student from Mohnton, received first place in the student tiered wedding cake category, and Taylor M. Bickhart, a baking and pastry arts student from Middleburg, placed third in the same category.

Penn College students took first- and third-place awards in the Student Tiered Wedding Cake category at the 2018 Atlantic Bakery Expo. Three Penn College students competed. From left are Taylor M. Bickhart, of Middleburg, who received third place; Sarah A. Waclo, of York; and Jacqueline R. Dull, of Mohnton, who took first place. Their respective cakes are behind them.
Penn College students took first- and third-place awards in the Student Tiered Wedding Cake category at the 2018 Atlantic Bakery Expo. Three Penn College students competed. From left are Taylor M. Bickhart, of Middleburg, who received third place; Sarah A. Waclo, of York; and Jacqueline R. Dull, of Mohnton, who took first place. Their respective cakes are behind them.

The Atlantic Bakery Expo featured more than 500 exhibitors. It is presented by the New Jersey Bakers Board of Trade and the New York State Association of Manufacturing Retail Bakers.

In addition to the cake competition, Penn College baking and pastry arts students presented trade show floor demonstrations.

A wedding cake by Penn College student Jacqueline R. Dull, of Mohnton, received the top prize in the Student Tiered Wedding Cake category at the 2018 Atlantic Bakery Expo at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
A wedding cake by Penn College student Jacqueline R. Dull, of Mohnton, received the top prize in the Student Tiered Wedding Cake category at the 2018 Atlantic Bakery Expo at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Chef Charles R. Niedermyer, instructor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, provided classroom lectures on baking trends and techniques in partnership with Guittard Chocolate Co., which donates the chocolate used in the college’s hospitality classes and Le Jeune Chef Restaurant.

To learn more about the baking and pastry arts major at Penn College, call 570-327-4505.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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