This Sense of Community report was produced by Mike Smith and aired the afternoon of Sept 21. It features interviews with Shirley Lawler, Vice President for Student and Academic Affairs at OTC; Lisa Gardner, Hospitality Management/Culinary Arts Department Chair at OTC; and Paul Trout, Certified Executive Chef/Culinary Arts Instructor at OTC. Lawler spoke to KSMU by telephone from her OTC office. Gardner and Trout were interviewed at “Scallions” a restaurant operated by OTC Hospitality Management/Culinary Arts students whose work there gives them valuable perspectives into their chosen careers.
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