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Rockwood student wins trip to White House in healthy cooking challenge

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Blake Koehr, 12, won a trip to the White House to attend a kids' State Dinner hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. Blake Koehr, 12, won a trip to the White House to attend a kids' State Dinner hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A Rockwood South student will attend a dinner with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House after winning the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.

12-year-old Blake Koehr was one of 55 winners in the nationwide recipe contest, which promotes healthy eating and cooking.

Koehr entered a recipe called Gateway Crescent, which fills whole-wheat tortillas with quinoa, spinach, peppers, feta cheese and a sauce.

Winners from each state and U.S. territory, will travel to Washington D.C. to attend a kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 10.

At the dinner, selections of the winning recipes will be served.

Koehr and the other contest winners also will have the opportunity to visit the White House Kitchen Garden.

Almost 1,000 recipes were entered into the contest.

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge was part of First Lady Obama's Let's Move campaign.

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