Lovern wins Pike Central Big Sandy Idol competition


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Justin Lovern, left, was crowned the winner of the Pike County Central High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday. Nathan Brinager was the runner-up. Each advanced to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.


Twelve students from Pike County Central High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, October 14. Shown are: (front) Nicole Kinder, Crystal Collins, Isabelle Vanhoose, Reagan True and Daisy Buck. (Back) Korrissa Varney, Ethan Hopson, Layla England, Jacob Coleman, Nathan Brinager, Justin Lovern and Brenya Strouth.


BUCKLEYS CREEK – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Pike Central High School on Friday. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.

12 students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Justin Lovern was crowned the winner, and Nathan Brinager 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.

“The talent at Pike Central High School was absolutely amazing,” said Clayton Case, director of fine arts at BSCTC. “Every year, these students raise the bar, and I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

Students at Pike Central High School 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 Friday, Oct. 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 Chesi Spriggs at (606) 886-7382 or email cspriggs0007@kctcs.edu.

Justin Lovern, left, was crowned the winner of the Pike County Central High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday. Nathan Brinager was the runner-up. Each advanced to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Pike-Central-BSI-winners.jpgJustin Lovern, left, was crowned the winner of the Pike County Central High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday. Nathan Brinager was the runner-up. Each advanced to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.

Twelve students from Pike County Central High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, October 14. Shown are: (front) Nicole Kinder, Crystal Collins, Isabelle Vanhoose, Reagan True and Daisy Buck. (Back) Korrissa Varney, Ethan Hopson, Layla England, Jacob Coleman, Nathan Brinager, Justin Lovern and Brenya Strouth.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Pike-Central-BSI-participants.jpgTwelve students from Pike County Central High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, October 14. Shown are: (front) Nicole Kinder, Crystal Collins, Isabelle Vanhoose, Reagan True and Daisy Buck. (Back) Korrissa Varney, Ethan Hopson, Layla England, Jacob Coleman, Nathan Brinager, Justin Lovern and Brenya Strouth.

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