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DAVIS, CAMPBELL WIN PRESTONSBURG BIG SANDY IDOL COMPETITION

Alex Campbell and Ally Davis were selected as runner-up and winner, respectively, in the Big Sandy Idol competition held at Prestonsburg High School on Friday, September 12.  Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol regional competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Prestonsburg High on Friday, September 12. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.

Six students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Ally Davis was crowned the winner, and Alex Campbell finished as runner-up. Both will advance to the regional competition and have a chance to earn a spot on the Big Sandy Singers, an album recording and other prizes. Kiana Holbrook was selected as the wildcard winner and will compete against others in a SMS contest for a spot in the championship round of the regional competition.

The talent at Prestonsburg was absolutely amazing, said Clayton Case, director of fine arts at BSCTC. Every year, our participants raise the bar, and I cant wait to see what the future holds.

Students at Prestonsburg were also treated to a concert by the Big Sandy Singers and Band, an elite group of vocalists and musicians comprised of BSCTC students.

Big Sandy Idol will visit East Ridge High School on Friday, September 26.

For more information about Big Sandy Idol or the Big Sandy Singers and Band, contact Clayton Case at (606) 886-7388 or email ccase0005@kctcs.edu or Candace Kelly at (606) 886-7384 or email fkelly0004@kctcs.edu