Carolyn Medrano, is the Teaching Kitchen Assistant at the Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio/Mays Family Clubhouse, where she assists with the CHEF culinary nutrition classes for children ages 5-18 as well as their culinary and garden clubs. Carolyn is originally from the Rio Grande Valley and completed her Associates of Applied Science in Education and Training at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Harlingen, TX. After working for several years as a co-teacher at IDEA Public Schools in San Benito, she returned to TSTC to pursue her dream career in the Culinary Arts. While there, Carolyn worked as a Work Study Kitchen Assistant in her culinary program. Once she earned her Associates in the Culinary Arts, she dedicated her passion in cooking and baking as a private chef for a physician.