UTRGV veterans are the recent recipients of the inaugural Texas Cook’Em High Steaks in Edinburg Veteran Scholarships. During the planning of the 14th annual Texas Cook’Em: High Steaks, the Edinburg Chamber made the decision to award five $1,000 scholarships. When H-E-B heard of this endeavor, they quickly and generously chose to match that amount.
Recipients are Juan Cerda, John Garcia, Gabriel Carrizales, Juan Gonzalez, Carla Blevins, Hector Villanueva, Brandon Bunch, Rosa Vela, Gerardo Feria and Margot Putty.
Texas Cook’Em is one of Texas’s biggest BBQ purse awarding a total of $30,000 to the winners. Texas Cook’Em is also the first and only IBCA & SCA Sanctioned Steak cook-off in South Texas.