Each group or individual that took the stage,
no matter the type performance, was judged in the categories of
costume, audience appeal, stage presence and abilities.
Most of the contestants in the junior division
were very sparkly. Graceful dancer Grace Doolin exhibited grace
under pressure as technical difficulties delayed her performance.
In a white dress with silver sparkles, Zoie Dunse sang a heartfelt
rendition of “Over You” in memory of her cousin Drew. Tiny dancer
Ivy Sandel in her sparkly tutu performed a lively dance. And,
musical group “Switch Revival” rocked the house with their upbeat
The senior division was made up of only two
contestants, but both showed great talent with Alexis Huffman
singing a stirring acapella version of “Rolling in the Deep” and
Elizabeth Siebert singing a moving version of “I Will Call Upon Your
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First place went to “Switch Revival” in the junior division
and Elizabeth Seibert in the seniors. Both will compete in
January against other county fair winners.
[By ANGELA REINERS]