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Black History Club show allows students to display talents
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The three-man band Shades of Black rocked the house at Warren County High School on Friday night to capture first place in the 16th annual Black History Club Talent Show.Shades of Black features Stephen Roberts on guitar, vocals and sax, Daniel Sheets on bass, and Drew Curry on drums. The three played the Bill Withers song “Use Me,” which features a little singing and a lengthy jam session to wow the crowd.Talent show contestants were fighting for prize money awarded to the top three spots and the chance to perform in front of the student body, which was awarded to the top seven performers.Finishing second was sophomore Lucy Haston, who performed an original song called “Fading Like Thunder.” Haston sang and played guitar.Third place went to Johnny Dinwiddie, who opened the show with an energetic drum solo.Mia Johnson earned fourth place by singing “Your Song,” which was originally written by Elton John and later covered by performers such as Ellie Goulding.Rounding out the other top finishers were Conrad Hardison in fifth, Bliss Zechman in sixth, and Minghua Ma in seventh.Wayne Wolford served as master of ceremonies, entertaining the crowd with his humor and tales from yesteryear.