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Kiwanis Talent Showcase auditions set for March 8


By Melissa Robinson
Contributing Editor 

  The 15th annual Kiwanis Club of Henry County Talent Showcase is set for Saturday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Henry County Performing Arts center in McDonough and officials are looking for talented teens to vie for this year’s prize of $1,250 in scholarship money.

Hally Davidson won the 2012 Kiwanis Henry Talent Showcase and advanced to the state competition where she placed first in the music category. L to r: Dan Lewis, Foundation Trustee and Showcase Host, Kiwanis Governor Chuck Hood, Hally Davidson;, Alton Reeves, Kiwanis Past Governor Georgia District, and Dr. Fred Richards, Showcase Host.                           Special photo

  Auditions will be held on Friday, March 8 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Community Bible Church in the choir room. Auditions are on a first come-first serve basis and require an application and $35 audition fee.

  The talent showcase competition is open to all Henry County students in ninth through twelfth grade and who are enrolled in public, private or home schools. Application and audition fee should be mailed by March 1 to the Kiwanis Club of Henry County, Post Office Box 482, McDonough, GA 30253 or hand carried on the day of the audition.

“We are very excited about this year's show,” said David Shofman, Talent Show Chairman. “We're looking forward to some fantastic acts this year and encourage any students who want to be a part of this show to get their entry forms submitted by March 1 to help us schedule an audition slot.”

  Kiwanis president-elect Vanessa Conwell, said she is looking forward to another great show featuring a talented pool of students.

  “In the many years I’ve been involved with this talent showcase, I am still amazed at the level of talent and professionalism that these kids have,” she said.

  The Kiwanis Club is seeking talent of all types including singing, instrumental and performance arts. The winner will be determined by a team of judges and will receive a $1250 college scholarship and will be eligible to participate in the Kiwanis’ district competition with the opportunity to win additional scholarship money. The top three finishers will receive a trophy and all participants will receive a certificate of participation.

  An application and a copy of the rules can be downloaded from the Kiwanis Club website at For additional information contact David Shofman at 770-506-1994.

  Community Bible Church is located at 2001 Jodeco Rd. in Stockbridge.



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