Celiac disease turns young chef’s passion into purpose

Cedar Crest High School | Lebanon, PA

When two of her family members were diagnosed with Celiac disease, Kara Peterschmidt took her love of cooking to the next level. With newfound purpose, Kara sliced and diced her way onto the Thanksgiving edition of the popular show, Chopped Jr.

Produced by Luke Allwein, a student at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Chris Schwalm.

Station support provided by WITF.