Three judges await to try team two’s brownie creation as David Fabian Gomez Quintero holds a tray with all three plates full of brownies for the judges. Armando Lerma Fuentes grabs a plate and is about to pass the brownies out to the judges who are looking at the brownies.
Armando Lerma Fuentes (left) and David Fabian Gomez Quintero (right) in team two present their brownie creation to a panel of judges for the final round in the Battle of the Food Scientists competition on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Food Innovation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The fifth annual Battle of the Food Scientists competition took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Food Innovation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jillian Lamkins is a senior at UNL majoring in broadcast journalism and sports media with a minor in psychology. Jillian is set to graduate in May 2023. Upon graduation, Jillian will start her career as a Multi-Media Journalist at KMTV 3 News Now in Omaha, Nebraska. Outside of her professional life, Jillian is a 4th year member of the Scarlets Dance Team and Kappa Alpha Theta. Jillian also enjoys cooking and working out.