Newman wins South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol Competition


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Hailey Newman, left, was the winner of the South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 16. Casey Tackett was the runner-up. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition at the Mountain Arts Center in March.


Nine students from South Floyd High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol program at the school on Friday. The students are shown. Front: Ciara Holbrook and Casey Tackett. Back: Karrie Hall, Shannon Rogers, Reece Terry, Katie Stumbo, Hailey Newman, Jamaica Caudill and Amber Stumbo.


HI HAT – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at South Floyd High School on Friday. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications. Nine students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Hailey Newman was crowned the winner, and Casey Tackett finished as runner-up. Both will advance to the regional competition and have a chance to earn a spot on the Big Sandy Singers and Band, an album recording and other prizes.

“The talent at South Floyd 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 South Floyd 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 Betsy Layne High School on Friday, September 23.

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.

Hailey Newman, left, was the winner of the South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 16. Casey Tackett was the runner-up. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition at the Mountain Arts Center in March.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BSI-South-Floyd-winners.jpgHailey Newman, left, was the winner of the South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 16. Casey Tackett was the runner-up. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition at the Mountain Arts Center in March.

Nine students from South Floyd High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol program at the school on Friday. The students are shown. Front: Ciara Holbrook and Casey Tackett. Back: Karrie Hall, Shannon Rogers, Reece Terry, Katie Stumbo, Hailey Newman, Jamaica Caudill and Amber Stumbo.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BSI-South-Floyd-contestants.jpgNine students from South Floyd High School participated in the Big Sandy Idol program at the school on Friday. The students are shown. Front: Ciara Holbrook and Casey Tackett. Back: Karrie Hall, Shannon Rogers, Reece Terry, Katie Stumbo, Hailey Newman, Jamaica Caudill and Amber Stumbo.

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