Taco John's hosted the 12th Annual Iron Taco Competition takes place in Cheyenne

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -- Taco John's hosted the 12th Annual Iron Taco Competition took place at the Taco John's headquarters on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Six teams from around the state took place in the competition. The first place team this year was the team from Glenrock, Emily Martinez and Manuela Selamo Tagliari. In second place was the team from Guernsey.

Cheyenne East High School had a team that competed today. Owen Wise and Ezekiel Zwonitzer, with alternate Matthew DeBono.

Matthew DeBono said, "I have an aspiration to go into culinary school. This senior year I have put in applications and have looked into culinary schools that I want to go into."

Ezekiel Zwonitzer said, "I want to own my own restaurant and cook for it and everything." 

Owen Wise said, "I would like to try and stay with it, but I also have a dream of trying to become a sign language interpreter because they need more of those in the world."