Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Student Becomes the Teacher

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2011 VTS alum, Chef John Allen, competed alongside his former professors in the Regional Taste of Elegance hosted by The Missouri Pork Association and the Ozarks Food Harvest. There were hundreds of guests in attendance, at the Springfield Ramada Oasis Convention Center, and VTS stole the show! Chef Cory Jefferson, VTS instructor, won second place   …Continue Reading

20 Under 30

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VTS’ very own Dean of Students, Kyle Kearbey, was featured in Southwest Missouri’s 417 Magazine, 20 under 30 class of 2013. The magazine said, “A 94 percent placement rate for graduates means that Kearbey is both changing lives and preparing graduates to keep it going long after the program.” They recognize the value of what   …Continue Reading

You’re Hired!

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Victory Trade School is thrilled to launch another chef into the world. Chef Wayne Ellis is joining the ranks of culinary genius in Baltimore, Maryland as Head Line Chef at the prestigious, Alchemy – Modern American Eatery. At VTS, Wayne served two terms as Student Body President – demonstrating that he is a natural leader.   …Continue Reading

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Jason Hegstrom

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From: St Paul, MN Favorite Food: Vietnamese Cuisine Started VTS: June 2012 What I’ve Learned: If you trust in God, things will turn out [for the best].   Jason hopes to stay in Springfield and start a career in culinary.   “Victory Trade School is a tool to help change your life. God has definitely taught me   …Continue Reading