Posted Date: 02/23/2018
The 13th Annual Richard Hinds Memorial Chili Cookoff, held on February 17th at the Desert Hills RV Park in Comstock, was a huge success! Donations, along with the proceeds of the Art and Dessert Auction, raised a total of $21,553 for the Richard Hinds Memorial Scholarship Fund. Over the past 12 years, over $150,000 has been awarded to Comstock School seniors.
The Cookoff raises funds for the Richard Hinds Memorial Scholarship Fund which benefits Comstock School seniors. This year the winner of the Cookoff was Mel Burton, from Marion, TX. Mel has done something that has never been done - win back to back Richard Hinds Chili Cookoff Awards. With this win, Mr. Burton automatically qualifies for the Terlingua International Championship! Congratulations Mel!