The 2020 Nueces County Junior Livestock Show kicked off Saturday, Jan. 11 with a parade and the crowning of the new queen.

Jackie McClendon was crowned the 2020 NJLS Queen.

McClendon is the 16-year-old daughter of Guy and Kathy McClendon. She is a junior at Calallen high School. She represents the Calallen 4-H Club.

Jackie exhibited several projects in the livestock show. her exhibits were in the carcass steer, turkey and homemaking divisions. For her talent she performed a tumbling, dance and cheer routine.