Anoka-Hennepin Community Education hosted third annual districtwide middle school talent show Mar. 19
Anoka-Hennepin Community Education hosted the third annual districtwide middle school talent show Tuesday, Mar. 19 at Roosevelt Middle School in Blaine, showcasing talent from middle school students across the district. Three to four acts from each school advanced to the districtwide competition. Acts ranged from singing, Irish dancing, guitar, piano and ukulele performances.
Students were judged on a range of criteria, including skills and ability, audience response, stage appearance and personality, originality, and overall performance. Trophies were awarded to three students with the top scores of the evening:
First place: Camdyn Baker, sixth-grade student from Roosevelt Middle School - performing a guitar and vocal solo to "Broken Halos" by Chris Stapleton.
Second place: Ava Sams, sixth-grade student from Jackson Middle School - performing an Irish dance solo.
Third place: Ashley Wongbi, eighth-grade student from Anoka Middle School - performing a vocal solo "O Mio Babbino Carro" by Maria Cullas.