Thirteen 4-H members from St. Mary Parish, along with their parents and 4-H agents, traveled to Houma to compete in this competition. To qualify for the area cookery 4-H members first had to place as a grand champion in their division at the St. Mary Parish cookery contest held in Franklin on Oct. 15, 2011.
St. Mary Parish results from the Area Cookery Contest include:
Crab — first place, Ashton Landry, Centerville High School.
Shrimp — blue ribbon, Jacob Rogers, Glencoe Charter School.
Fish and other — second, Elizabeth Hebert, St. Francis Academy.
Quick and Easy — second, Kimberly Boudreaux, West St. Mary High School.
Appetizer/Salad — blue ribbon, Mariah Durocher, B.E. Boudreaux Middle School.
Main Dish — blue ribbon, Scott Price, Berwick Elementary School.
Dessert — blue ribbon, Victoria LeBlanc, Boudreaux Middle.
Chicken — blue ribbon, Abdiel Macias, J.A. Hernandez Elementary School.
Processed Poultry — second, Brooklyn Soprano, Raintree Elementary.
Cookies — third, Chloe Morris, St. John Elementary School.
Cakes — blue ribbon, Cassie Walker, Glencoe.
Candy — blue ribbon, Rosemarie Colley, St. John.
Pies — second, Alexandra Fitch, St. John.