Local Student Competes on Food Network’s “Star Kids”

An H.E. Corley Elementary School student will take her love of cooking to a competitive level on national television.

Tyra Jefferson of Irmo is a contestant on the Food Network show “Star Kids.”

Food Network series Food Network Star Kids, premiering on Monday, August 22 at 8 p.m. ET

Hosted by actress-turned-food celebrity Tia Mowry and popular food writer, photographer and social media star Donal Skehan, Star Kids features 10 talented junior finalists participating in a variety of culinary, on-camera and social media challenges over six episodes, for the chance to become the first-ever Food Network Star Kids winner, walking away with their own series on FoodNetwork.com and a feature in Food Network Magazine.

The Food Network Star Kids competitors are: Gracie Evans (Tampa, FL; age 9), Isaiah A. Hooks (Stroudsburg, PA; age 13), Nicholas Hornbostel (Vail, CO; age 11), Tyra Jefferson (Irmo, SC; age 11), Amber Kelley (Seattle, WA; age 13), Sydnie Jaye Meyers (Austin, TX; age 9),  Lexi Shuster (Portchester, NY; age 9), Salvatore Soldo(Staten Island, NY; age 10), Sammy Voit (Bronx, NY; age 11), Liam Waldman (Los Angeles, CA; age 12).

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