On Tuesday, June 24, alumna Lia Weber entered the 2014 competition to become the “Next Great Baker” on TLC's television reality show of the same name. Weber, who graduated from Fontbonne in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, also earned a degree from the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park Culinary Program and studied at the Culinary Institute of Florence. Weber will compete in partnership with Al Watson, a coworker at Wedding Wonderland Cake Shop, located in Florissant, Mo.
During the first episode, the team proved viable competitors, scoring well and impressing the judges. Read a review from STLtoday
The show will air on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. CST. Watch Weber's official video.