Waddle wins Betsy Layne High School Big Sandy Idol Competition


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Destiny Waddle, left, was crowned the winner of the Big Sandy Idol competition at Betsy Layne High School on Friday, September 23. The runner-up was Laken Compton. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.


Betsy Layne High School students Victoria Mullins, Laken Compton, Alexis Hall, Taylor Bush, Jasmine Carroll, Destiny Waddle, Jonna Mullins and Elizabeth Hoffman participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 23.


BETSY LAYNE – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol competition at Betsy Layne High School on Friday, September 23. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.

8 students participated for coveted spots for the annual Big Sandy Idol regional competition, which will be held in March at the Mountain Arts Center. Destiny Waddle was crowned the winner, and Laken Compton 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 Betsy Layne 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 Betsy Layne 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 Pike Central High School on Friday, October 14.

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.

Destiny Waddle, left, was crowned the winner of the Big Sandy Idol competition at Betsy Layne High School on Friday, September 23. The runner-up was Laken Compton. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Betsy-layne-BSI-winners.jpgDestiny Waddle, left, was crowned the winner of the Big Sandy Idol competition at Betsy Layne High School on Friday, September 23. The runner-up was Laken Compton. Both will advance to the Big Sandy Idol Regional Competition in March at the Mountain Arts Center.

Betsy Layne High School students Victoria Mullins, Laken Compton, Alexis Hall, Taylor Bush, Jasmine Carroll, Destiny Waddle, Jonna Mullins and Elizabeth Hoffman participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 23.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_BSI-Betsy-Layne-contestants.jpgBetsy Layne High School students Victoria Mullins, Laken Compton, Alexis Hall, Taylor Bush, Jasmine Carroll, Destiny Waddle, Jonna Mullins and Elizabeth Hoffman participated in the Big Sandy Idol competition on Friday, September 23.

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