b'The culinary arts program has been instrumental in guiding Lauders career path. After high school, I plan on pursuing a degree in education to become a culinary arts teacher, she says. After I get my education degree, I hope to attend culinary school. Culinary Instruction: Cairo High School student TaCara Huntley, left, with Culinary Arts Instructor Whitney Brown Anna Grace Diamond, a freshman, says she enjoyed the presentation of the food and interacting with the guests. My favorite part of the planning would have to be the artistic display of how each course was plated, says Diamond, who was the culinary arts programs featured chef of the month. As far as the dinner, my favorite part was watching the guest enjoy the food that I had a part in preparing.The annual Grady Grown dinner is sponsored by the Whigham Volunteer Community Council, a group that raises money to support local beautification projects. Recently, the community council paid to have murals painted on buildings downtown, says Lisa Calhoun, Whigham city clerk and a member of the community council. The dinner is a way to highlight crops and products available in Grady County and the talent of our students.16 SG MAGAZINE| FALL 2019 BUSINESS + CULTURE17'