SVCC Talent Show Lets Locals Shine

   Written by on March 27, 2014 at 11:48 am

On Thursday, March 20, Southside Virginia Community College’s John H. Daniel campus held a talent show in the Workforce Building.

The event included nine entertaining acts, including singers, rappers and dancers.

talentshowwinnersThe duo of Jeremiah Stinson and Waverly Garner opened the show with their impressive musical abilities, followed by Sarah and Amy Garrison who performed an acrobatic dance titled “Sisters by chance, Friends by choice.”

Next up, there was a change of pace as rapper Kareem Bin-Salomon, who goes by the stage name Une3k performed an original rap called “Last Stand.” Bin-Salomon set the pace for the rappers, as Caruso took the stage to perform his original song “Lonely” and Jason Moorehead and Josh Brown rocked the house with original raps to the “Invincible” and “Problems” instrumentals.

Just as the crowd was getting warmed up, “Ben Banjo” got down with the country sounds as he picked his banjo, and Birdiemae Wilson gave praise as she sang the gospel song “Let Go and Let God.” Mikaela Gray showed a little soul as she belted out the lyrics to “Feeling Good” and Donna Little ended the show with her acapella rendition of “People” by Barbra Streisand.

After a great showing of talent, the judges finally took the stage to announce the winners of the night. Jason Moorehead and Josh Brown took 3rd place with a prize of $25. Jeremiah Stinson and Waverly Garner took 2nd place with a prize of $50 and Ben Banjo took the top honor of 1st place with a prize of $100.

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