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Thumbnail Image for Article 77932nd Annual Homemade Tamale Contest
Posted Date: 12/20/2016

2nd Annual Homemade Tamale Contest

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Dr. Americo Paredes held their 2nd annual Tamale Contest.  Six participants took on the challenge. They are Reyna Olguin, Rosario Vela, Olga Escobedo, Angelica Ortiz, Esmeralda Vasquez, and Maria A Olguin.  The contest is open to all the school parents and gives them the opportunity to show off their talent and skills at tamale making.  The contest is held in the school cafeteria and is judged by members of the community and central office personnel.   Prizes were awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.  All parents are also invited to come in and eat lunch with their child to get a taste of the award winning tamales.  This year’s winners are 1st place Mrs. Rosario Vela, 2nd place Mrs. Angelica Ortiz, and 3rd place Maria A Olguin.  The judges were Mr. Oscar (Coach) Salinas School Board President, Mrs. Marina Abdullah Executive Director for Student Services and Officer Guerra from the Truancy Department.