Congratulations to the Jim Wells County 4-H’ers who participated in District 12 4-H Food Show and Food Challenge on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Falfurrias.


Food Show results are: Ari Mercado, Red Ribbon, Jr. Main Dish; Roman Gonzalez, Red Ribbon, Jr. Grains; Aiden Garza, Red Ribbon, Jr. Fruits and Vegetables; Emma Lane, Red Ribbon, Intermediate Main Dish; Kinleigh Carr, Top Chef, Intermediate Fruits and Vegetables; Adam Tijerina, Top Chef, Intermediate Grains; Rayegan Lane, Top Chef, Intermediate Nutritious Snack; Trevor Martinez, Top Chef Main Dish, Advancing to State Round-Up.


In Food Challenge results are: J. and Intermediate Team MAAC Crew of Maddie Rodriguez, Adam Tijerina, Aaliyah Moreno and Caleb Salinas - Blue Ribbon; Jr. and Intermediate Team The Cooking Chicas of Kinleigh Carr, Rebekah Gordon, and Danniella Tunchez, Blue Ribbon and fourth place; Senior Team The Boys of Mason Blanchette, Jay Weeks and Esteban Pena, Red Ribbon; Senior Team The Skillets of Trevor Martinez, Austin Chapa, Makayla Rodriguez and Paige Langley, Blue Ribbon and 3rd place advancing to state.