Rachel Salaiz, a student at Texas Tech is a finalist in the nation's most renown mariachi vocal competition. Salaiz will compete in the 19th annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza on Saturday December 7, at the Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio.

Hear Rachel Salaiz sing on Lubbock's First News with Collins and Mac on Tuesday December 3rd at 7:20 a.m.