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Normandy HS Chef Named Missouri ProStart Educator of Excellence

NORMANDY, Mo. -- Chef Andrea O’Bannon, an instructor in the Culinary Arts program at Normandy High School, has been selected as the Missouri ProStart Educator of Excellence for 2021-22. She was selected from more than 120 ProStart Educators throughout the state.

Normandy High School will open a new culinary suite as part of the multi-million-dollar renovation of West Hall. Chef O’Bannon played an integral part in the design and capacity of the space that will serve the school’s culinary students.

Chef O’Bannon will be honored at the Missouri Restaurant Association Inaugural Dinner in Columbia, Missouri on March 6. She will also receive a $750 cash award and be invited the ProStart Conference in Las Vegas this summer.