Allison Glass/News Velvet Ice Cream teamed up with CTEC and Utica Middle School to challenge seventh-grade students to think about marketing a new flavor of ice cream to be produced and distributed by the company. The winning flavor was pineapple upside down cake, created by the team including, front row, from left, Zane Crase, Jaydin White, Gabriel Overly, Abigail Paxton and Layken Walters; back row, from left, Nathan Arnold, Velvet marketing manager; Luconda Dager, Velvet president; Joanne Dager, Velvet vice president; and Kristan Blackledge, career connections instructor through CTEC.

Sweet taste of success

Utica Middle School Career Connections seventh-grade students have been given a taste of career success, as they were challenged through the career and technology education centers of Licking County to create and market a new flavor of Velvet ice cream.


April 7, 2018

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