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'Festival of Talents' names winners

Jul 21, 2014
Photo by: Linda Wenger Pictured in the front row from left are Sydney Schroeder, Kaelyn Townsley, and Ellie Weiss. In the middle row are Kilie Akers, Morgan Schroeder, Kathryn Stephens, Savannah Hall, and Tympest Crawford. In the back row are Kaylie Horak, Adam Todd, Hannah Fields, Emma Stout, Holly Vittetoe, Brittany Sholl, and Makenna Burdock.

The Festival of Talents was held Wednesday, July 16, in the Washington Community Center during the Washington County Fair. The beautiful fair evening brought out a full house of enjoyment seekers. The contestants were ready to showcase their talents. Performers ranged in age from 6 to 21 years old. The crowd showed its appreciation for the acts by providing much applause.

The winners in this year's show in the Sprout division were: first-place, jazz/acro duet, Morgan Schroeder and Kathyrn Stephens of Burlington; second-place, jazz solo, Savannah Hall of Washington; and third-place, Kaelyn Townsley, Ellie Weiss, and Sydney Schroeder of Burlington. Hall will be the Sprout State Fair representative from the Washington County Fair.

In the Senior division, first place went to vocalist Kaylie Horak of Crawfordsville; second place to tap solo Kilie Akers of Mediapolis; and third place to contemporary jazz, Tympest Crawford of Brighton. State Fair Senior representatives will be the clog group consisting of Makenna Burdock, Holly Vittetoe, Hannah Fields, Brittany Sholl and Emma Stout.

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