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FRASURE, OSBORNE WIN ALLEN CENTRAL BIG SANDY IDOL COMPETITION

Chelsea Frasure, left, was crowned winner of the Allen Central High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, October 10.  Jesse Osborne was runner-up.  Both will advance to the regional competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Allen Central on Friday, October 10. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.

Twelve students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Chelsea Frasure was crowned the winner, and Jesse Osborne 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. Thomas Case and Taylor Moore were 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 Allen Central 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 Allen Central 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 Phelps High School on Thursday, October 16.

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.