PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One local college student is quenching the thirst of latte drinkers around the nation.
According to Temple University, barista Kelly McArdle created a new latte after her employer announced a Facebook contest for a new summer latte.READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather For Bans Off Our Bodies Protest In Philadelphia After SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade
The school’s website says McArdle, a junior in Temple’s Department of Religion, created the Banana Boat Latte – made with coconut, banana and almond syrups – which got over 3,000 votes from Facebook fans of Saxbys.READ MORE: 11 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead, 10 Others Injured: Police
The latte began selling in Saxbys across the nation on June 1st and McArdle also received a $250 gift card to Saxbys.
Temple’s website says the new latte has been a hit.MORE NEWS: Brandywine Valley SPCA, Other Shelters Holding Mega Adoption Event This Weekend