Congratulations to our student performers of the Knights Got Talent Parent Association event. It was a wonderful evening celebrating the talent of our students who performed for an "A list" panel of alumni judges. An enthusiastic audience used a live voting app to rank the top 5 contestants and the winners are: Vocalist Gabrielle Harris ,third place, guitar and drum duo of Bryant Collins and Jake Kinney, second place, and first place went to the duet of Landon Lowe and Yvonne Ramos.
A heartfelt thanks to our contestants for giving us a memorable evening!
Top 3 Acts from the Lower School Talent Show
Tumblers: Anna Chapman, Cellie Strickland, Hadley Woodall
Vocalist: Lily Kate Castle (Karen Kitchens filled in due to Lily Kate being sick.)
Band: Kendall Massie, piano, Luke Smurda, drums, Noah Watson, guitar
Middle/Upper School Contestants
Abby Sellers - Act 1 Solo, "A Life that is Good" by the cast of "Nashville"
Ava Hollowell & Mzee Merritt - Act 2 Dancing to "Feel it Still" by Portugal. The Man
John Hopson - Act 3 Solo, "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars
Thomas Peeler - Act 4 Magic
Liza Rogers, Sarah Royal - Act 5 Singing "Take on Me" by A-Ha
Bridges Pierce - Act 6 Solo, "Holy Spirit" by Frances Battistelli
Sarah Norton - Act 7 Yodeling, "He Taught Me How to Yodel" by Taylor Wave
Hannah Sims - Act 8 Solo, "Someone Like You" by Adele
Landon Lowe, Yvonne Ramos - Act 9 Duet, "Location" by Khalid
Evan Campbell - Act 10 Musical rendition "Smooth" by Santana
Brynn Sammons - Act 11 Acoustic guitar, vocals "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay
Gabrielle Harris - Act 12 Solo, "Trust in You" by Lauren Daigle
Bryant Collins, Jake Kinney - Act 13 Guitar and Drum Duo, "The National Anthem" and "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue"
Joshua Lumogdang, Benedict Enrio, Jacob Serina, Khrstyn Bais - Act 14 Group musical performance "Love" by Kendrick Lamar featuring Zacari
Bo Edwards, Gunner Gerbert, Jackson Tennyson, James Tennyson - Act 15 Group musical performance "Hotel California" by The Eagles
Many thanks to our PA event chairs, Banks Margeson and Brandi Singleton. Special thanks to Josh Chapel, Glenn Tennyson '88, and Jodi Mann for their help with the production of our show. Celebrity judges included Tracy Goode, Bo Henry '93, Carly Mathis '09, Robert Peacock '77, and Beau Turpin '04. Thanks to our judges for making this event a priority for their schedules.
Thank you to the DWS community who supported this event with your attendance. Your encouraging and enthusiastic participation made all the difference!
Congratulation to Misty Kitchens who was the lucky raffle winner of the trip for 2 to L.A. and America's Got Talent!
As always, we appreciate the generosity of our sponsors. We thank them for the support they give to our students through their corporate leadership.
"Star Studded" Sponsor
Dental Partners of Southwest Georgia
"Break a Leg" Sponsors
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