Luis Garcia, an 11th grade student at Lopez ECHS, earned 1st Place with his single axle trailer pit at the Mercedes Live Stock Show.  Luis built his pit in his Agriculture Mechanics class which includes metal fabrication, electrical wiring, small gas engines, farm equipment fabrication/repair, and wood working.  Smoking on the Rio, a BBQ cook-off organization, purchased the pit from Luis for $4,000 at auction.