THUNDERRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL PROSTART
TRHS ProStart is a high school hospitality education program of the Colorado Restaurant Association and the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association. ProStart is a two-year foodservice/hospitality management and business entrepreneurship curriculum offered primarily to high school juniors and seniors. ProStart is a nationally certified education program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The program is a competency based study of food preparation, lodging, customer service, and business management coupled with 400 hours of industry-mentored paid work internships in a broad spectrum of operations. The ProStart curriculum is currently being implemented in 30 high schools and to more than 750 students throughout Colorado. Nationally, ProStart is offered in 48 states and serves more than 93,000 students annually. The ProStart program currently provides for high school, college academic credit through the ProStart Post-Secondary Passport, scholarships, and employment opportunities. Last year, Colorado ProStart graduates received more than 1.5 million dollars to go onto post-secondary education.
TRHS Concurrent Enrollment with Metro State University
HTE 1533 (Food Fundamentals, 3 credits)
HTE 1603 (Food Science, 3 credits)