PAINTSVILLE – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Paintsville High School on Friday, September 2, 2016. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.
Ten students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Celeste Turner was crowned the winner, and Aliyah Allen 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 Paintsville 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 Paintsville 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 Shelby Valley High School on Friday, September 9.
For more information about Big Sandy Idol or the Big Sandy Singers and Band, contact Clayton Case at (606) 886-7388 or email [email protected] or Chesi Spriggs at (606) 886-7382 or email [email protected]