Easy as pie

Nick Leeb, a seventh-grader at Woodland Middle School placed first in the Long Island Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals’ “Let Them Eat Cake” challenge.

For the challenge, Nick was tasked with creating a unique and artistic cake based on a theme. He was also judged on his presentation of the baking process. His recipe for a low-fat raspberry cheesecake brought him the win and a $100 check.

According to its website, LIFACS Professionals is a subchapter of the New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science Educators, which is an organization specifically designed to further the goals of family and consumer science education in New York State.