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TROUT, MCCOY WIN BELFRY

Big Sandy Idol held its competition at Belfry High School on Friday, November 7. Cydney McCoy, left, was runner-up, and Payton Trout was named the winner.  Each 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 Belfry on Friday, November 7. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.

Fifteen students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Payton Trout was crowned the winner, and Cydney McCoy 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. Hannah Charles 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 Belfry 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 Belfry 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 Pikeville High School on Friday, November 21.

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.