4-H’ers compete in Livingston Parish Food Festival 4-H’ers compete in Livingston Parish Food Festival Photo provided by CHRISTY SORENSON -- First-place, 4-H Food Festival winners, first row from left, are Claire Lazaroe, Caedan May, Olivia Barnes, Hanah Williams, Jensyn Toups and Haleigh Gibbs; and second row, Peyton Pertuit, Abigail Trippi, Maeghan Staley, Josie Purvis, Cali Green and Hunter Seguin. Not pictured Peyton Manotas. Advocate staff report March 13, 2013 Comments The Livingston Parish 4-H Food Festival was recently held at Lewis Vincent Elementary School in Denham Springs. Four-H’ers from the parish competed in five divisions for the opportunity to compete at the Area Cookery Contest. The first-place winner in the Seafood, Poultry, Egg and Beef divisions will compete later on in the spring at the Area Cookery Contest in Hammond. Seafood – Oyster: First: Claire Lazaroe, Southside Elementary Second: Hailey Williams, Holden School Seafood – Shrimp: First: Josie Purvis, Albany Middle Second: Madisyn Wascom, Holden School Third: Kaylee Hibbard, South Fork Elementary Seafood – Crawfish: First: Peyton Manotas, Juban Parc Jr. High Seafood – Crab: First: Olivia Barnes, Holden School Seafood – Fish/Other: First: Hannah Williams, Holden School Poultry – Processed Poultry Products: First: Peyton Manotas, Juban Parc Jr. High Second: Garrett Crawford, South Walker Elementary Third: Megan Wollfarth, Southside Elementary Poultry – Chicken: First: Haleigh Gibbs, Lewis Vincent Elementary Second: Marnita Blount, Holden School Third: Summer Underwood, Denham Springs High Egg – Dessert: First: Jensyn Toups, Southside Elementary Second: Susannah Smith, Denham Springs Elementary Third: Kait Berry, Lewis Vincent Elementary Egg – Appetizer: First: Cali Green, Holden School Second: Madisyn Wascom, Holden School Third: Rosa Candia, Denham Springs Elementary Egg – Main Dish: First: Peyton Manotas, Juban Parc Jr. High Second: Cannon Loe, South Fork Elementary Third: Chloe Ray, Southside Elementary Beef – Quick & Easy Main Dish: First: Caedan May Second: Jake Hall, North Corbin Jr. High Third: Braeden Wascom, Holden School Beef – Low-Calorie Main Dish: First: Peyton Manotas, Juban Parc Jr. High Beef – One-Dish Meal: First: Maeghan Staley, Live Oak Middle My Favorite Dish – Dessert: First: Abigail Trippi, Live Oak Middle Second: Ashetyn Hood, Lewis Vincent Elementary Third: Summer Underwood, Denham Springs High My Favorite Dish – Other: First: Peyton Pertuit, Lewis Vincent Elementary Second: Emily Seighman, North Corbin Jr. High Third: Sydni Seighman, Eastside Elementary My Favorite Dish – Game: First: Hunter Seguin, Walker High Second: Hannah Tate, Freshwater Elementary While the judging was being completed, 4-H junior leaders helped the United Healthcare representative with an educational program on the importance of eating healthy and exercising. For information on the 4-H Program, contact the Livingston Parish 4-H Office at (225) 686-3020.