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JHS Culinary Students Place High at County Fair

This week, the Joshua High Culinary Arts students did a great job at the Johnson County Fair. The cake decorating students won Grand Champion, Reserved Grand Champion and third place, as well as 5th, 7th, and 9th. Garrett Stensby is going to auction on Saturday, January 9th with his grand champion winning sweet and sour hot pepper jelly.

garrett stensby with his award-winning sweet and sour hot pepper jelly

All of the kids did amazing and all of them brought home ribbons.

The full results are listed below:

 Senior Decorated Cakes

Katelynn Biggs- 1st place Grand Champion ($100) (Into the Woods)       

Elizabeth Thomason- 2nd place Grand Reserve ($75) (Butterflies and Roses)

Tibor Hollmann- 3rd ($25) (At the Beach)

Hazel Jackson- 5th (Horsing Around)

Mariah Perez- 7th (Barnyard Fun)

Lillian Davison 9th (Carousel Horses)

award-winning cake students

Canned Foods

Garrett Stenshy- 1st place Grand Champion (Sweet and Sour Peppers)

Hazel Jackson- 3rd (Cinnamon Pears)

Gabe Jones- 8th (Strawberry Jam)

Jessica Jones- 9th (Apple Butter)   


Isabella Kirchmann- 5th (Orange Monkey Bread)


Kaylee Cox- 4th (Mixed Berry)

Gabe Jones- 9th (Pecan Pie)

Lukas Nitzinger- 10th (Strawberry Rhubarb Pie)


Lillian Davison- 3rd (Baby Ducks)

lillina davison with her artwork Baby Ducks


Gabe Jones-5th (Mexican Wedding)

Gracin Southard-9th (German Chocolate Cookies)


Elizabeth Thomason-9th (Mayo Chocolate Cake)

Trinity Braden-10th (German Chocolate)

Creative Stitchery

Hazel Jackson-4th (Multi-colored Quilt)


Hazel Jackson-3rd (Jogging Pants)


Hazel Jackson-5th (Pralines)

Brooklyn Gorman-9th (Martha Washington)