By Melissa Robinson
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.
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
“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
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,”
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
www.kiwanisclubofhenrycounty.org. For additional information
contact David Shofman at 770-506-1994.
Bible Church is located at 2001 Jodeco Rd. in Stockbridge.