If you want to see some of the most talented kids at Warren County High School perform in a wide variety of styles and formats including song, dance, music and comedy, then the 14th annual Black History Club Talent Show is the place to be this Friday night beginning at 6 p.m. in the WCHS auditorium.
“Money collected from the shows will help support our Black History trip to Atlanta, Ga., June 3-5,” said Black History Club sponsor Jeffery Martin. “We would like everyone to come out and support our local talent at the high school. Our goal this year is to fill the whole auditorium.”
Professional comedian T.C Cope, well known for his “Laughing is Living” show, will return this year as master of ceremonies.
Advance tickets are on sale this week for $6 during lunch at the high school, or $7 at the door the night of the show.
A day show for juniors and seniors will be presented Monday, April 11 after lunch. Tickets for this presentation go on sale for $2 during lunch on April 7. A day show for freshmen and sophomores will be presented Tuesday, April 12 after lunch. Tickets for this performance will go on sale during lunch April 8. No tickets will be sold at the door the day of these shows.
“This will be one of the best talent shows we’ve ever had at Warren County High School,” said Black History Club sponsor Jeffery Martin. “It will consist of 14 contestants with a variety of talent. The top eight will perform in front of the student body on April 11 and 12 the top 3 the night of the show will receive cash.”
The “California Club” will be opening the show, but won’t be competing. The acts who will be competing include:
• Nathan Robbins & Dillon Mason
• Hannah Connell & Summer Forsythe
• Cody Wilson
• Bliss Zechman, Danielle Miller, Therese Miller & Ashlyn Parson
• Lorin Rubley & Levi Grissom
• Ken Clayton
• Mary Richardson
• Griffin Winton
• Samantha Joseph
• Shelby Wood
• Lesley Sweeton
• Andrea Hobbs
• Cody Rutledge
• Big Apple Blues Band
Tevin Peacock will be closing the event.
Talent show coordinator Quentez White said those who attend will not only help support the Black History Club, but will also be treated to some first-rate entertainment.
“I feel like there will be a lot of talented students performing and they are going to have their time to shine,” said White. “I would like everyone to go buy a ticket to watch them perform and just cheer them on. You never know which one of them will be famous one day. It’s going to be a great show so please come out and see.”