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Sixteen to compete in Seminole’s Got Talent

Tickets will be on sale at the door for $10 per adult and $5 for children. Participants will have their dress rehearsal this Monday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. and the live show will be Friday, May 3rd at 7 p.m.

“Seminole’s Got Talent” held auditions on Monday, April 15th at the Olive Theatre and sixteen talented acts were chosen to perform in the live show, Friday, May 3rd at 7 p.m.

Local talent ranging from ages four – 16 will include tumbling, dance, baton twirling, singing, violin, ukulele, and a martial art. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in both the elementary and middle/high divisions. The sixteen contestants are Rylee Herrington, Harrison Woodrum, Mariah Coachman, Ivan Chandler, Ethan Gravlee, Sarah Ritter, Emma Godby, Kylie Johnson, Charlee June Herrington, Julia Lenz, Bailey Dixon, Rylee Lebowitz, Victoria Lambert, Bryce Register, Courtney Cannon and Addison Hamilton.

Seminole County Family Connection Coordinator Billie McLendon stated, “Watching the youth of our community take the stage in front of strangers to share their talent for the first time with anyone but their families was emotional. This show is going to showcase students who have something to share with their community that even their peers might not know. I am just glad I don’t have to judge them. Everyone would win!”

Seminole’s Got Talent is a fundraising effort of Family Connection in collaboration with Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority.

The money raised will benefit renovations of the Olive Theatre and continue the efforts of Family Connection’s mission of bettering families and children through the power of literacy.

Family Connection and the Downtown Development Authority are very thankful for other sponsors involved, especially the Donalsonville News who will be providing the night’s programs, Bradley Grantham from PeoplesSouth who will be MCing the event, and First Port City Bank will be tallying scores. 

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