Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields met with about 30 students at Absegami High School in Galloway Tuesday, Feb. 7 to talk about her platform, “Eat Better. Live Better,” as part of the AtlantiCare Healthy Schools, Healthy Children Program.

After the presentation, Shields and the students helped Kevin J. Kelly, executive chef at Steve & Cookies by the Bay in Margate prepare black bean burgers with avocado aioli, according to a press release from AtlantiCare. Kelly is a member of the AtlantiCare Growing Green Chef Council.